Eastern Art Online, Yousef Jameel Centre for Islamic and Asian Art

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Calligraphy with imaginary 'big seal' script

  • loan
  • Description

    The characters are imaginary ‘big seal’ script characters of the style seen on ancient commemorative stones.

  • Details

    Associated place
    Asia China (place of creation)
    late 20th century
    Gu Wenda (born 1955) (calligrapher)
    Material and technique
    ink on paper
    frame 119.6 x 114.4 x 2 cm (height x width x depth)
    painting 95.5 x 89.5 cm (height x width)
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    On loan from the Khoan and Michael Sullivan Collection.
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  • Further reading

    Sullivan, Michael, Modern Chinese Art: The Khoan and Michael Sullivan Collection, revised edn (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2009), no. 47 on p. 84, illus. p. 84

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    • currently in research collection

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