Attributed to Pan Gongshou (1741 -after 1800) and Wang Wenzhi (1730-1802) Clerical Script Calligraphy

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Lot 3002
Attributed to Pan Gongshou (1741 -after 1800) and Wang Wenzhi (1730-1802)
Clerical Script Calligraphy

Sold for US$ 4,750 inc. premium
Attributed to Pan Gongshou (1741 -after 1800) and Wang Wenzhi (1730-1802)
Clerical Script Calligraphy
Two hanging scrolls, ink on painted, sized paper, inscribed on the edges of both scrolls by Wang Wenzhi attributing the work to Pan Gongshou, dated Qianlong wushen (1788) and signed Wenzhi with three seals reading Shiye shanfang, Wenzhang Taishou and Wenzhi siyin.
46 x 10 1/2in (117 x 27cm) each scroll

Footnotes

  • 傳潘恭寿, 王文治 對聯 水墨紙本 立軸

    The close relationship between Pan Gongshou and Wang Wenzhi is evinced by the numerous collaborative works by the two artists. Both were natives of Dantu (near modern day Zhenjiang, Jiangsu province), and the majority of their joint efforts are dated to the last years of the Qianlong era, after Wang Wenzhi had retired from civil service. Whereas most of their collaborations feature the paintings of Pan Gongshou accompanied by Wang Wenzhi's calligraphy, this couplet is distinctive for being an entirely calligraphic piece. See: Wang Yunwu Pan Wang he bi潘王合璧 Taibei: Taiwan shangwuyin shuguan, 1974.
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Attributed to Pan Gongshou (1741 -after 1800) and Wang Wenzhi (1730-1802) Clerical Script Calligraphy
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