Shih-tao: Essay in Running Script

Ching Dynasty / hanging scroll / ink on paper

This artist whose religious name is Yuan Chi (1640-ca.1707), is known by his style name Shih-tao. He has long been acclaimed as painter but he is also a superb calligrapher known for his individualistic simplified seal-type script, standard style script, and the running script. This work, a rare hanging scroll by Shih-tao, is an inscription executed in clear and accurate running script on the rules for painting and calligraphy. The contents refer to self-discipline and a warning to the world, and are interesting in learning Shih-tao's view on art.
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Hanging Scroll
No. Media Picture Size Hanging Scroll Size Price Shipping Purchase
SR6 Ink
on Paper
74.9cm x 27.0cm
29.5in x 10.6in
180.0cm x 40.0cm
70.9in x 15.7in
$535 $60
Sheet
No. Media Picture Size Sheet Size Price Shipping Purchase
SR6s Ink
on Paper
74.9cm x 27.0cm
29.5in x 10.6in
74.9cm x 27.0cm
29.5in x 10.6in
$155 $25

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