Asian Art
Artist: Zhao Zhiqian, Chinese, 1829–1884

Couplet in Standard script (Kai shu)

19th century

Pair of hanging scrolls, ink on gold-flecked paper

without mounting (3a right): 50 3/8 x 12 5/8 in.(128 x 32 cm) with mounting (3a right): 70 1/2 x 16 1/4 in.(179.1 x 41.3 cm) without mounting (3b left): 50 3/8 x 12 5/8 in.(128 x 32 cm) with mounting (3b left): 70 1/2 x 16 1/4 in.(179.1 x 41.3 cm)
The Clyde and Helen Wu Collection of Chinese Painting, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Clyde Wu
2001.140.3a-b
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Classification: 
Calligraphy
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
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.

David Ake Sensabaugh, The Scholar as Collector: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2004), 44, no. 53.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.