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Calligrapher:
Chen Li (1810-1882)  Search this
Medium:
Pair of hanging scrolls; ink on gold-flecked paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image, each): 120.1 x 28.9 cm (47 1/4 x 11 3/8 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
mid- to late 19th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Provenance:
To 1998
Robert Hatfield Ellsworth (born 1929), New York City, to 1998
From 1998
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Robert Hatfield Ellsworth in 1998 [1]
Notes:
[1] All Chinese calligraphy in the gift were published in Mr. Ellsworth's Later Chinese Painting and Calligraphy: 1800-1950, vol. 3 (New York: Random House, 1986) (according to Curatorial Note 2, Joseph Chang, May 19, 1998, in the object record).
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Previous custodian or owner:
Robert Hatfield Ellsworth (1929-2014)
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
running script  Search this
China  Search this
couplet  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Robert Hatfield Ellsworth collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth in honor of the 75th Anniversary of the Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number:
F1998.136.1-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3d7626a96-f5d7-44f5-b214-6f2af7edf1e0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1998.136.1-2