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Asian Art
Artist: Zhang Binglin, Chinese, 1868–1936

Calligraphy for the Tomb of General Chen Jiongming

late 19th–early 20th century

Hanging scroll, ink on paper

without mounting: 72 × 12 3/16 in. (182.9 × 30.9 cm)
with mounting: 97 1/2 × 17 1/2 in. (247.7 × 44.4 cm)
with rollers: 17 5/8 in. (44.7 cm)
The Clyde and Helen Wu Collection of Chinese Painting, gift of Bernadine and Dr. David Wu
2003.143.7
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
late Qing dynasty (1644–1911) or 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. David Wu, and Bernadine Wu, Grosse Pointe Shores, Mich., by 2003; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2003

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