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Smithsonian: APAH Korean calligraphy demo

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2009-05-08T20:14:52.000Z
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Smithsonian: APAH Korean calligraphy demo
Description:
Korean calligraphy demonstration Smithsonian Nat'l Museum of Natural History, Fri. May 8 Family Day Celebration - Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
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1 min 39 sec
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Korean calligraphy: Mookjae (Interview)

Creator:
Smithsonian Education
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2009-12-01T01:01:04.000Z
Topic:
Education
Youtube Category:
Education
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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2 min 15 sec
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David Evison christmas card to Piri Halasz

Creator:
Evison, David
Halasz, Piri
Physical description:
Christmas Card : 1 folded sheet : handwritten, ill. ; 11 x 11 cm.
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
2002 Dec.
Topic:
Calligraphy
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12366
Summary:
Front of card has several pieces of brown paper pasted on, three red fingerprints, and a Japanese or Chinese character written over these in ink.
Interior reads "merry Christmas" and includes more characters.
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Sutra of the Great Demise (Mahaparinirvana Sutra) in standard script

Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 20.9 x 380.3 cm (8 1/4 x 149 3/4 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
Dunhuang, China
Date:
581-618
Period:
Sui dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism
Sui dynasty (581 - 618)
sutra
parinirvana
standard script
China
Mahaparinirvana Sutra
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Purchase
Accession Number:
F1982.2
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Model Letters from the Chunhua Pavilion, volume 5

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
Topic:
Song dynasty (960 - 1279)
China
rubbing
Chinese Art
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Purchase
Accession Number:
F1980.202e
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Couplet in cursive script

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
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
cursive script
China
couplet
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Purchase
Accession Number:
F1945.41
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
To 1945
Mrs. Edith Drake, Chicago, Illinois. [1]
1945
American-Chinese Committee of the Mass Education Movement, Inc., Chicago, Illinois. [2]
From 1945
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from the American-Chinese Committee of the Mass Education Movement, Inc., 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.
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Six Poems on the Lotus Marshes in running-cursive scrip

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
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
poem
running script
cursive script
China
Chinese Art
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

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
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
poem
running script
cursive script
China
Chinese Art
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

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
Topic:
Daoism
Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
standard script
China
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Purchase--Regents' Collections Acquisition Program
Accession Number:
F1980.8
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Poem in running script

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
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
poem
running script
China
Chinese Art
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

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
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
poem
cursive script
China
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Purchase--Regents' Collections Acquisition Program
Accession Number:
F1980.10
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Four poems in running script

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
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
crow
poem
running script
China
Chinese Art
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

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
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
poem
cursive script
China
Chinese Art
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

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
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
poem
cursive script
China
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of C.C. Wang
Accession Number:
F1980.21
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Couplet in oracle bone script

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
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)
China
oracle-bone script
couplet
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Purchase
Accession Number:
F1980.103a-b
Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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Chinese phrase

Artist:
Mokuan Shoto (Muan Xingtao) (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
Topic:
Buddhism
Zen Buddhism
Edo period (1615 - 1868)
cursive script
Japan
Japanese Art
Credit Line:
Purchase
Accession Number:
F1980.195
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Couplet

Artist:
Deng Tie (20th century)
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
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

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
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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Four Wooden Tablets in clerical script

Colophon:
Colophon by Zhang Heng (1914-1963)
Medium:
Ink on wood
Dimensions:
H x W (a.): 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
42 B.C.E.
Period:
Han dynasty
Topic:
Han dynasty (206 B.C.E. - 220 C.E.)
semi-cursive script
China
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of John M. Crawford, Jr.
Accession Number:
F1981.4a-e
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Works after Wang Xizhi in running script

Artist:
Dong Qichang 董其昌 (1555-1636)
Calligrapher:
Frontispiece by Wang Wenzhi (1730-1802)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 30 x 305.1 cm (11 13/16 x 120 1/8 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
1636
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)
running script
China
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Purchase
Accession Number:
F1982.3
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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