Dong Qichang (1555-1636) Calligraphy in the Manner of Huai Su
Lot 205
Dong Qichang (1555-1636) Calligraphy in the Manner of Huai Su
Sold for HK$ 87,500 (US$ 11,283) inc. premium
Lot Details
Dong Qichang (1555-1636)
Calligraphy in the Manner of Huai Su
Ink on silk, originally album of eleven leaves, now mounted as six leaves
Inscribed and signed Dong Qichang, with three seals of the artist
Dated dingsi year (1617)
27cm x 41.5cm (10¾in x 16¾) each. (6).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: private collection, Japan

    明 董其昌 臨懷素自敘帖 水墨絹本 雙面冊頁六開 一六一七年作

    款 識:懷素家長沙,幼而事佛,經禪之暇,頗好筆翰。然恨未能遠睹前人之奇迹,所見甚淺,遂擔笈杖錫,西遊上國,謁見當代名公。錯綜其事,遺編絕簡,往往遇 之。豁然心胸,略無疑滯,魚箋絹素,多所塵點,士大夫不以為怪焉。顏刑部,書家者流,精極筆法,水鏡之辨,許在末行。又以尚 [書勳郎盧象、小宗伯張正言, 曾為歌詩,故敘之曰:開士懷素,僧中之] 英,氣概通疏,性靈豁暢,精心草聖。積有歲時,江嶺之間,其名大著。丁巳(1617)三月臨素師自敘貼,董其昌。
    鈐印:玄賞齋、太史氏、董氏玄宰

    來源:日本私人收藏
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