Su Shih: Poem "On Cold Meal at Huang-chou"

Sung Dynasty / handscroll / ink on paper

Su Shih (1036-1101), was a native of Mei-shan, Szechwan province. His style name was Tzu-chan and his sobriquet was Tung-p'o. He is counted as one of the Eight Great Masters of T'ang and Sung prose and as one of the Four Great Masters of Sung calligraphy, and is considered the typical literati of the Sung dynasty. This manuscript is a poem composed by him during his banishment to Huang-chou after having been defeated at a political dispute. The work is his masterwork indicating his repleted vigor in his refined touches and embodying his undaunted spirit. The colophon by Huang T'ing-chien competes for excellence in calligraphy.
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C12 Ink on Paper 37.4cm x 743.0cm
14.7in x 292.5in
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