Bridge on a Reed Pond, from an album of Landscapes and Calligraphy for Liu Songfu

A work made of album of 25 leaves; ink and light color on paper.
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  • A work made of album of 25 leaves; ink and light color on paper.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 1895/96

Artist:

Xugu
Chinese, 1823-1896

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Artist

Xugu

Title

Bridge on a Reed Pond, from an album of Landscapes and Calligraphy for Liu Songfu

Origin

China

Date

1895–1896

Medium

Album of 25 leaves; ink and light color on paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed by the artist on one leaf: [Painted] in the winter of the yiwei year, the twenty-first year of the Guangxu era [November 1895 – February 1896], Xugu Comments by Jacqueline Chao, 2013: Inscribed by the artist Xu Gu on the last painted leaf: "[Painted] in the winter of the yiwei year, the twenty-first year of the Guangxu era [November 1895 – February 1896], Xu Gu." The calligraphic inscriptions are each signed by Chen Xiuyu in variations of “Chen Xiuyu”, “Xiuyu”, or his style name “Xingbai”. Two of Chen’s calligraphic inscriptions are dated to the year dingyou (1897), summer, fifth month. Chinese Names: Xu Gu 虛谷 Chen Xiuyu 陳修榆 Liu Songfu 劉松甫

Dimensions

Each leaf: 30.5 × 36.3 cm (12 × 14.25 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Florence Ayscough and Harley Farnsworth MacNair

Reference Number

1943.106.1

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