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This is a hanging scroll of calligraphy. On the uppermost section is one large character. Underneath it is two lines. There are three different sized of fonts on this scroll, the uppermost character is the largest. On the right, there are four characters of the medium-sized font. On the left are two or three characters (it is difficult to read) of the medium writing followed by the smallest size of writing directly below. There is a total of three red seals. One on the upper right, on the corner of the largest character, and two on the bottom left next to the small font line.
Mitsui Shinwa (Japanese (culture or style))
Calligraphy: "Bird" in seal script, plus two lines
1740 – 1783
Gift of Helmut Stern
2003/1.400

Italian
Leaf from a Breviary
1467 – 1499
Bequest of Mrs. John Alexander
1992/2.10

Riqi Huang
Calligraphy (one of a pair)
1780 – 1920
Gift of Sarah and Otto Graf, supplemented by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1980/2.201

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Stele from Madame Wang's Tomb: 20th century rubbing of a Sui Dynasty tomb slab
20th century
Museum Purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1991/1.121

Russian
Church Holiday Songs
1767 – 1799
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Milton B. Freudenheim in memory of Otto F. Ege
1987/1.195.14

Zhang Jian (Chang Chien)
Calligraphy (one of a pair)
20th century
Gift of Sarah and Otto Graf, supplemented by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1980/2.195

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Yuan Yu Tang Chi
1102 – 1106
Museum Purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1991/1.118

Wang Guowei
Side 1: Calligraphy in block style; Side 2: Calligraphy in running style
1912 – 1980
Museum Purchase made possible by the Richard K. Beardsley Memorial Fund, supplemented by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1980/1.226

Zu Ze (Tsu-tse)
Both sides: Calligraphy
1867 – 1932
Museum Purchase made possible by the Richard K. Beardsley Memorial Fund, supplemented by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1980/1.230

Zhu Zumou (Chu Tsu-mou)
Calligraphy (couplet)
1857 – 1931
Gift of Sarah and Otto Graf, supplemented by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1980/2.196
A long hanging scroll with stamps in the top right and middle left of the scroll. The five lines of characters are very shaky.
Kameda Bōsai
Calligraphy
1823
Museum purchase, Acquisition Fund
1975/1.65

British
Creamer
1807 – 1808
Gift of Colonel and Mrs. Thomas M. Spaulding
1968/1.71
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