H x W (image, avg): 30.5 x 18.5 cm (12 x 7 5/16 in)
late 19th century
Robert Hatfield Ellsworth (born 1929), New York City, to 1998
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Robert Hatfield Ellsworth in 1998 
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 5, Joseph Chang, May 19, 1998, in the object record).