Tung Ch'i-ch'ang: Tu Fu's Poem "On Visiting the Temple of Lao-tze"

Ming Dynasty / hanging scroll / ink on paper

Tung Ch'i-ch'ang (1555-1638), highly reputed as a genius and prodigy since his childhood, was so passionate about calligraphy and painting that he was oblivious of eating and sleeping. He developed his own style in his middle years after awakening to the exquisite. His adroitness in the standard, semi-cursive and cursive styles of calligraphy stood unparalleled in his days. Although this work is a copy of Hsu Hao's transcription of Tu Fu's poetry, the keen thrusts of his brushstrokes overwhelm the viewer.
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Hanging Scroll
No. Media Picture Size Hanging Scroll Size Price Shipping Purchase
C10 Ink on
Paper
181.0cm x 46.0cm
71.3in x 18.1in
214.0cm x 60.4cm
84.3in x 23.8in
$715 $60
Sheet (image consists of two sheets)
No. Media Picture Size Sheet Size Price Shipping Purchase
C10s Ink on
Paper
181.0cm x 46.0cm
71.3in x 18.1in
181.0cm x 46.0cm
71.3in x 18.1in
$315 $25

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