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Title

Couplet in running script

Artist

Zhang Bailing

China

1748 – 1816

Alternate image of Couplet in running script by Zhang Bailing
Alternate image of Couplet in running script by Zhang Bailing
  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    China
    Period
    Qing dynasty 1644 - 1911 → China
    Media categories
    Scroll , 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
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Zhang Bailing

    Works in the collection

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  • 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.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China