Wang Xuehao 王学浩 (1754 - 1832)  Calligraphic couplet, 1809
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Wang Xuehao (1754-1832) Calligraphic Couplet, 1829
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Wang Xuehao 王学浩 (1754 - 1832)  Calligraphic couplet, 1809 Wang Xuehao 王学浩 (1754 - 1832)  Calligraphic couplet, 1809 Wang Xuehao 王学浩 (1754 - 1832)  Calligraphic couplet, 1809
Wang Xuehao (1754-1832)
Calligraphic Couplet, 1829
Ink on paper, couplet mounted as hanging scrolls, calligraphic inscription in running script dated jichou (1829), and signed Jiaoqi Wang Xuehao followed by two rectangular relief seals of the artist reading Wang Xuehao Yin and Mengyang.
49 1/5 x 11 1/4in (125 x 29.5cm)

Footnotes

  • A nephew of Wang Yuanqi (1642-1715), Wang Xuehao was an heir to the orthodox tradition of early Qing dynasty painting and calligraphy. Drawing inspiration from the Four Wangs and Dong Qichang (1555-1636), Wang Xuehao would influence later painters and calligraphers in the conservative tradition. For more on his career, see Claudia Brown and Ju-Hsi Chou, Transcending Turmoil: Painting at the Close of China's Empire, 1796-1911, Phoenix, 1992, pp. 43-44.

    王學浩 對聯 水墨紙本 立軸 一八二九年作

    款識:
    澧蘭沅芷有古意
    周鼎商彝生物情
    己丑(1829)二月書於山南老屋
    椒畦王學浩

    鈐印: [王學浩印][孟養]
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