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An image of Calligraphy - Description of gathering of scholars at the western gate by GUO Shangxian
Alternate image of Calligraphy - Description of gathering of scholars at the western gate by GUO Shangxian

GUO Shangxian

(China 1785 – 1832)

Title
Calligraphy - Description of gathering of scholars at the western gate
Place of origin
China
Period
Daoguang 1821 - 1850Qing dynasty 1644 - 1911 → China
Year
1830
Media category
Calligraphy
Materials used
handscroll; ink on paper; framed
Dimensions

33.3 x 251.5 cm image

Signature & date
Signed and dated u.l. to c.l, in Chinese, inscribed in black ink “...in the year of Gengyin (1830), of the reign of Daoguang...Putian Guo Shangxian inscribed.” [2 artist's seals]
Credit
Purchased 1957
Accession number
9419
Location
Not on display