|Scholar practicing calligraphy [pith painting 通草畫]|
|Pub. Location||[Guangzhou 廣州]||Publisher||---|
|Date||1840?||Phys. Desc.||pith painting ; 25 x 19.5 cm.|
|Location||Digital Archives, and Silver Room||Call Number||pp1 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]