Couplet in Standard script (Kai shu) Artist: Zhao Zhiqian (Chinese, 1829–1884)

Medium

Pair of hanging scrolls, ink on gold-flecked paper

Dimensions

without mounting (3a right): 50 3/8 × 12 5/8 in. (128 × 32 cm)
with mounting (3a right): 70 1/2 × 16 1/4 in. (179.1 × 41.3 cm)
without mounting (3b left): 50 3/8 × 12 5/8 in. (128 × 32 cm)
with mounting (3b left): 70 1/2 × 16 1/4 in. (179.1 × 41.3 cm)

Credit Line

The Clyde and Helen Wu Collection of Chinese Painting, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Clyde Wu

Accession Number

2001.140.3a-b

Geography
Culture
Period

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Helen T. Wu (1929–2015) and Dr. Clyde Wu (1933–2015), Grosse Pointe, Mich., by 2001; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2001
Bibliography
  • Jason C. Kuo, ed., Heirs to a Great Tradition: Modern Chinese Paintings from the Tsien-Hsiang-Chai Collection (College Park, Md.: University of Maryland, 1993), 38, no. 9
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Additional information

Object/Work type

calligraphy

Signed

Huishu Zhao Zhiqian

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