Yan Fu (1854-1921)  Calligraphy Couplet in Regular Script  (2)
Lot 173
Yan Fu (1854-1921)
Calligraphy Couplet in Regular Script
Sold for HK$ 81,250 (US$ 10,396) inc. premium

Lot Details
FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
重要美國私人珍藏
LOTS 173-176
Yan Fu (1854-1921)
Calligraphy Couplet in Regular Script
Ink on red paper, framed
Inscribed and signed Yan Fu, with one seal of the artist
Dated dingyao year (1897)
46cm x 5.5cm (18⅛in x 2⅛in) each. (2).

Footnotes

  • 嚴復 小楷十五言聯 水墨描福雲紋紅箋 鏡框 一八九七年作

    款識:聽鳥說甚道,似山藏玉,倚南窓以寄傲;問蒼是誰書,如水養魚,臨清流而賦詩。
    魚游墨沼蘋風暖,鷰入書林杏雨濃。風定華猶落,鳥鳴山更幽。曾三顏四,禹寸陶分。滴水不能窺大海,片雲豈可說天長。春風鳥語花香,夜月琴韻書聲。硯生雲海,筆走龍蛇。古鼎藏書,若谷若竹,賢者虛懷。佛即是心,心即是佛。華落家僮未掃,鳥啼山客猶眠。汲古無悶,處和迺清。紅滴硯池花瀉露,綠藏書榻樹為雲。歲次丁酉(1897),春暮既望,微雨初霽,情思爽然,以率更法書此。然久不作小楷,其醜如故焉。嚴復並譔。
    鈐印:嚴復
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