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Scholar practicing calligraphy [pith painting 通草畫]
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Pub. Location[Guangzhou 廣州]Publisher---
Date1840?Phys. Desc.pith painting ; 25 x 19.5 cm.
LocationDigital Archives, and Silver RoomCall Numberpp1 display [N7343.5.S24]
"Scholar practicing calligraphy" / unsigned pith painting.
Gouache on pith paper, depicting a seated cross-legged scholar practicing calligraphy at a desk. A young boy assists by grinding ink.
Tongcaohua 通草畫 (Tetrapanax papyrifer).
Damage on lower edge and poor mending in back.
Local access (600 ppi tif & jpg)-[pith painting 1]
Subject(s)Pith painting [Tongcaohua 通草畫]--Examples
China trade art
China trade art--Guangzhou--19th century
Calligraphers in art--China
Scholars in art--China
Rec. TypePith painting [Tongcaohua 通草畫]LanguageChinese 中文
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #18583