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Title

Couplet in running script

Artist

Pan Silian

China

1820 – 1880

Alternate image of Couplet in running script by Pan Silian
Alternate image of Couplet in running script by Pan Silian
  • 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 scoll, 132.2 x 27.9 cm

    b - left scroll, 54.5 x 34.5 cm

    Credit
    Gift of Dr. James Hayes 2009
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    198.2009.a-b
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Pan Silian

    Works in the collection

    1

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  • About

    Pan Silian, a native of Nanhai, Guangdong, gained his 'jinshi' degree in 1847 and became a compiler at the imperial Hanlin Academy. He served as a ranking official at the Board of Revenue and Population, and the Director of Education in Shandong, Zhejiang.

    Asian Art Department, AGNSW, April 2009.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China