Gao Fenghan (1683 - 1748) Calligraphic couplet, 1738

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Lot 3001
Gao Fenghan (1683 - 1748)
Calligraphic couplet, 1738

Sold for US$ 11,875 inc. premium
Gao Fenghan (1683 - 1748)
Calligraphic couplet, 1738
Two hanging scrolls, ink on paper, inscribed and dated wuwu, signed Gao Fenghan, followed by three square seals of the artist reading wuwu zhiyin, Tianlu Waishi, and Fu Zhen zuo shu kong. 31 1/4 x 8 1/2in (79 x 22cm) each

Footnotes

  • 高凤翰 隸書書法 水墨紙本 立軸 一七三八年作


    Formerly on loan to the Phoenix Art Museum

    In the inscription the artist notes that he wrote the couplet with his left hand. In 1737, a year before this couplet was written, he lost the use of his right arm, but still continued to paint, write calligraphy and carve seals, deftly adjusting to his new situation.
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Gao Fenghan (1683 - 1748) Calligraphic couplet, 1738
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