11 octobre 2010

Zhang Zhao, 'Shi Gu Ge' by Han Yu in cursive script. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, Early 18th century

Zhang Zhao, 'Shi Gu Ge' by Han Yu in cursive script. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, Early 18th century.. photo courtesy Sotheby's handscroll, ink on gold-flecked paper with a silk brocade wrapper, signed Zhang Zhao with three seals of the artist, an Imperial frontispiece by the Qianlong Emperor entitled Gui ci shen bi ('A Magnificent Verse Written with a Divine Brush'), dated the gengxu year corresponding to 1790, with 33 seals of the Qianlong Emperor, and one seal by the Xuantong Emperor; 56 by 1203 cm56 by... [Lire la suite]