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Korean calligraphy: Mookjae (Interview)

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Creator:
Smithsonian Education
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2009-12-01T01:03:05.000Z
Video Title:
Korean calligraphy: Mookjae (Interview)
Description:
Korean calligrapher Mookjae and his son discuss Korean calligraphy. Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Family Day 2009 May 8, 2009 National Museum of Natural History
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962
Video Duration:
2 min 15 sec
Topic:
Education
Youtube Category:
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Section of Chinese Scroll with "Four Poems"

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Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Freer Gallery of Art
Board of Regents
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White ; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Print ; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Print
Place:
Chinese
Date:
1979
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
The image is featured in the December 1979 issue of the TORCH, page 1.
Summary:
Image of a section of a Chinese scroll with "Four Poems" on it by Wu K'uan (1436-1504), a Ming dynasty poet and calligrapher. The scroll is part of the Freer Gallery of Art's Chinese Calligraphy Collection. The Freer acquired the collection on November 2, 1979, through the Smithsonian Board of Regents' program for acquisitions of outstanding quality. It includes 12 hanging and hand scrolls and is the Freer's first acquisition under the 5-year program established in 1978 by the Regents.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 3, Folder: The Torch, 1955-1960, 1965-1988
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Art, Oriental
Art objects
Museums--Acquisitions
Antiquities
Calligraphy
Art, Chinese
Standard number:
SIA2011-0731
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div

Chinese Calligraphic Signature on Red Paper, Used as Visiting Card, of Liu? Li Shung, Chief of Bureau of Foreign Affairs, Chi-Nan-Fu, Shantung Province 1904 Calligraphy

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Creator:
Liu? Li Shung
Annotator:
Gardener, Helen H (Helen Hamilton) 1853-1925
Physical description:
1 leaf 004 in x 009 in
Culture:
Chinese
Type:
Works of art
Date:
1904
Cite as:
Photo Lot 97 DOE: Asia: China: Shandong (Shantung): Nm 330523, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA INV 08637300
NAA MS 330523
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National Anthropological Archives

Biblical Text in Han'Gul Script 1980 Calligraphy

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Creator:
Lee, Chul-Kyung
Physical description:
1 leaf
Culture:
Korean
Type:
Works of art
Date:
1980
Cite as:
Manuscript 7142, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA INV 08819900
NAA MS 7142
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
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Shinhitsu n.d

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Physical description:
1 photoprint 004 in x 006 in
Culture:
Japanese
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Summary:
Calligraphy at Kinkaku-Ji Temple?
Cite as:
Photo Lot 97 DOE Asia: Japan: General: NM 90351 04681500, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA INV 04681500
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Kinugasayama Uta n.d

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Physical description:
1 photoprint 006 in x 004 in
Culture:
Japanese
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Summary:
Calligraphy at Kinkaku-Ji Temple?
Cite as:
Photo Lot 97 DOE Asia: Japan: General: NM 90351 04681600, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA INV 04681600
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Couplet in cursive script

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Artist:
Chen Xianzhang ( 1428-1500)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 183.4 x 91.5 cm (72 3/16 x 36 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
mid-late 15th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Former owner:
Mrs. Edith L. Drake
American-Chinese Committee of the Mass Education Movement
Provenance:
To 1945
Mrs. Edith Drake, Chicago, Illinois. [1]
1945
American-Chinese Committee of the Mass Education Movement, Chicago, Illinois. [2]
From 1945
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from the American-Chinese Committee of the Mass Education Movement, Chicago, Illinois. [3]
Notes:
[1] See object file. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920, “owned by Mrs. Drake Tonying acted as agent”.
[2] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
[3] See note 1.
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
cursive script
China
couplet
Chinese Art
WWII-era provenance
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1945.41
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Six Poems on the Lotus Marshes in running-cursive scrip

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Artist:
Wang Chong (1494-1533)
Colophon:
Xiang Yuanbian (1525-1590)
Weng Fenggang (1733-1818)
Tiebao (1752-1824)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 25.9 x 702.5 cm (10 3/16 x 276 9/16 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1528-29
Period:
Ming dynasty
Former owner:
Mr. Wan-go H.C Weng
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
poem
running script
cursive script
China
Chinese Art
WWII-era provenance
Credit Line:
Purchase — Regents' Collections Acquisition Program
Accession Number:
F1980.2
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Eleven Poems in running and cursive script

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Artist:
Xu Wei 徐渭 (1521-1593)
Calligrapher:
Frontispiece by Wu Xizai ??? (1799-1870)
Colophon:
Colophon by Weng Tonghe (1830-1904)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 31.5 × 610.2 cm (12 3/8 × 240 1/4 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
16th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Former owner:
Mr. Wan-go H.C Weng
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
poem
running script
cursive script
China
Chinese Art
WWII-era provenance
Credit Line:
Purchase — Regents' Collections Acquisition Program
Accession Number:
F1980.3
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Daoist Scripture of Constant Purity and Tranquility, in standard script

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Artist:
Zhao Mengfu 趙孟頫 (1254-1322)
Kangli Naonao (1295-1345)
Medium:
Ink on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 29 x 58 cm (11 7/16 x 22 13/16 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1292
Period:
Yuan dynasty
Former owner:
Mr. Hsieh-chung Yu 余協中 (United States, 1898-1983)
Topic:
Daoism
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
standard script
China
Chinese Art
WWII-era provenance
Credit Line:
Purchase — Regents' Collections Acquisition Program
Accession Number:
F1980.8
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy
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Poem in running script

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Artist:
Wen Zhengming 文徵明 (1470-1559)
Medium:
Hanging scroll; ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 349 x 100.8 cm (137 3/8 x 39 11/16 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
early 16th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Former owner:
Hui-chen Wang
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
poem
running script
China
Chinese Art
WWII-era provenance
Credit Line:
Purchase — Regents' Collections Acquisition Program
Accession Number:
F1980.9
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Poem by Cui Shu in cursive script

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Artist:
Wen Peng (1498-1573)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 357.9 x 103 cm (140 7/8 x 40 9/16 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
early to mid-16th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Former owner:
Hui-chen Wang
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
poem
cursive script
China
Chinese Art
WWII-era provenance
Credit Line:
Purchase — Regents' Collections Acquisition Program
Accession Number:
F1980.10
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Four poems in running script

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Artist:
Wu Kuan (1436-1504)
Calligrapher:
Frontispiece by Zha Shibiao (1615-1698)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 30 x 1248 cm (11 13/16 x 491 5/16 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
late 15th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Former owner:
C.C. Wang (China, 1907-2003; active United States)
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
crow
poem
running script
China
Chinese Art
WWII-era provenance
Credit Line:
Purchase — Regents' Collections Acquisition Program
Accession Number:
F1980.11
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Watching the Tidal Bore at Qiantang in cursive script

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Artist:
Xu Wei 徐渭 (1521-1593)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 131.1 × 31.6 cm (51 5/8 × 12 7/16 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
1580s
Period:
Ming dynasty
Former owner:
C.C. Wang (China, 1907-2003; active United States)
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
poem
cursive script
China
Chinese Art
WWII-era provenance
Credit Line:
Purchase — Regents' Collections Acquisition Program
Accession Number:
F1980.12
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Three poems by Du Fu in wild-cursive script

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Artist:
Chen Shun (1483-1544)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 26.8 x 770.2 cm (10 9/16 x 303 1/4 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
ca. 1540
Period:
Ming dynasty
Former owner:
C.C. Wang (China, 1907-2003; active United States)
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
poem
cursive script
China
Chinese Art
WWII-era provenance
Credit Line:
Gift of C.C. Wang
Accession Number:
F1980.21
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Couplet in oracle bone script

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Artist:
Luo Zhenyu (1866-1940)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (each): 129.3 x 31.1 cm (50 7/8 x 12 1/4 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
early 20th century
Period:
Modern period
Former owner:
Leon Chang
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)
China
oracle-bone script
couplet
Chinese Art
WWII-era provenance
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1980.103a-b
Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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Chinese phrase

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Artist:
Mokuan Shoto (1611-1684)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 137.5 x 28.5 cm (54 1/8 x 11 1/4 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
Japan
Date:
17th century
Period:
Edo period
Former owner:
Mizutani Ishinosuke
Topic:
Buddhism
Zen Buddhism
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
cursive script
Japan
Japanese Art
WWII-era provenance
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1980.195
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Model Letters from the Chunhua Pavilion, volume 5

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Calligrapher:
Various artists
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (cover): 34.1 x 13.1 cm (13 7/16 x 5 3/16 in)
Type:
Rubbing
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
engraving: 992; rubbing 12th century
Period:
Song dynasty
Former owner:
Nancy Cheng
Topic:
Song dynasty (960 - 1279)
China
rubbing
Chinese Art
Chinese Art
WWII-era provenance
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1980.202e
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy
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Couplet

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Artist:
Deng Sanmu, 1898-1963
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 133.5 x 31.4 cm (52 9/16 x 12 3/8 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
1947
Period:
Modern period
Former owner:
Mr. Wei-san Yu
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)
running script
cursive script
China
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Wei-san Yu
Accession Number:
F1980.203a-b
Rights:
Copyright with artist
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Couplet

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Artist:
Qian Han (1882-1950)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 129.8 x 24.9 cm (51 1/8 x 9 13/16 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
1912-1949
Period:
Modern period
Former owner:
Mr. Wei-san Yu
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)
running script
China
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Wei-san Yu
Accession Number:
F1980.205a-b
Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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