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Title

Couplet in running script


Artist

Zhang Bailing

China

1748 - 1816


About

Zhang Bailing was a native of Liaoning. A 'jinshi' of 1772, he was a 'bianxiu' or compiler at the imperial Hanlin Academy. He served as Governor-General of Liangjiang (in present-day Jiangsu, Anhui and Jiangxi Provinces). He was a renowned writer and calligrapher.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, April 2009.


Details


Place where the work was made

China


Media category

Calligraphy


Materials used

pair of hanging scrolls; ink on paper


Dimensions

a - right scroll, 125.4 x 27.6 cm

b - left scroll, 158.5 x 37 cm


Credit

Gift of Dr. James Hayes 2009


Location

Not on display


Accession number

197.2009.a-b


Artist information

Zhang Bailing

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
China