Wen Cheng-ming: Account of the Tsui-weng Pavilion

Ming Dynasty / hanging scroll / ink on paper

Wen Cheng-ming (1470-1559) was a native of Ch'ang-chou (Soochow). His original name was Pi, and his style name was Chengming, by which he is later known. Another style name was Cheng-chung. His sobriquets are Heng-shan and T'ing-yun-sheng. He was a celebrated calligrapher together with Chu Yun-ming, and predominated his time with his preeminence in the three arts of poetry, calligraphy and painting. This work, produced when he was eighty-two, is a masterpiece in small standard script that is dignified and solemn. His high spirits and vitality even at old age is peerless.
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Hanging Scroll
No. Media Picture Size Hanging Scroll Size Price Shipping Purchase
C9 Ink on
Paper
53.5cm x 28.6cm
21.1in x 11.3in
190.0cm x 47.0cm
74.8in x 18.5in
$475 $60
Sheet
No. Media Picture Size Sheet Size Price Shipping Purchase
C9s Ink on
Paper
53.5cm x 28.6cm
21.1in x 11.3in
53.5cm x 28.6cm
21.1in x 11.3in
$155 $25

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