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An image of Poem in running script by BAO Jun An image of Poem in running script by BAO Jun An image of Poem in running script by BAO Jun An image of Poem in running script by BAO Jun An image of Poem in running script by BAO Jun An image of Poem in running script by BAO Jun

BAO Jun

(China 1797 – 1891)

Title
Poem in running script
Place of origin
China
Period
Qing dynasty 1644 - 1911 → China
Media category
Calligraphy
Materials used
set of six hanging scrolls; ink on paper
Dimensions

a - scroll; 137.2 x 47.5 cm

b - scroll; 137.2 x 47.5 cm

c - scroll; 137.2 x 47.5 cm

d - scroll; 137.2 x 47.5 cm

e - scroll; 137.2 x 47.5 cm

f - scroll; 137.2 x 47.5 cm

Credit
Gift of Dr. James Hayes 2009
Accession number
195.2009.a-f
Location
Not on display
Further information

Bao Jun was a native of Zhuhai in Guangdong province. He received his 'jinshi' degree in 1823, earning first place, and then became the member of the Hanlin Academy. He served as a ranking official at the Ministry of Punishments. He was considered a renowned calligrapher and poet in the Guangdong region.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, April 2009.