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Asian Art
Artist: Liang Qichao, Chinese, 1873–1929

Calligraphy Couplets in Regular script (Kai shu)

late 19th–early 20th century

Pair of hanging scrolls, ink on gold-flecked yellow paper

without mounting (a. (Right)): 66 1/2 × 13 1/8 in. (168.9 × 33.4 cm)
with mounting (a. Right): 88 1/2 × 17 1/4 in. (224.8 × 43.8 cm)
without mounting (b. Left): 66 1/2 × 13 3/16 in. (168.9 × 33.5 cm)
with mounting (b. Left): 88 1/2 × 17 5/16 i
The Clyde and Helen Wu Collection of Chinese Painting, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Roger Wu
2003.142.7a-b
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911) or early Republican period (1912–49)
Classification: 
Calligraphy
Provenance: 

Helen T. Wu (1929–2015) and Dr. Clyde Wu (1933–2015), Grosse Pointe, Mich., by 2003; by descent to their son Dr. Roger Wu, and Ruth Wu, San Francisco, Calif., by 2003; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2003

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