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Korean calligraphy: Mookjae (Interview)

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Creator:
Smithsonian Education
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2009-12-01T01:01:04.000Z
Video Title:
Korean calligraphy: Mookjae (Interview)
Description:
Korean calligrapher Mookjae and his son discuss Korean calligraphy. Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Family Day 2009 May 8, 2009 National Museum of Natural History
Views:
958
Video Duration:
2 min 15 sec
Topic:
Education
Youtube Category:
Education
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YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianEducation
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Preface to a Collection of Seal Carvings by Wu Zijian

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Artist:
Xie Zhiliu (1910-1997)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 38 x 108.3 cm (14 15/16 x 42 5/8 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
1971
Period:
Modern period
Former owner:
Wu Zijian (born 1947)
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)
running script
China
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Wu Zi Jian and Wu Chi Wing
Accession Number:
F1998.75
Rights:
Copyright with artist
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The Brush Sings and the Ink Dances

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Artist:
Wang Jiyuan (1895-1975)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 121.4 x 28.8 cm (47 13/16 x 11 5/16 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
mid-20th century
Period:
Modern period
Former owner:
Estate of Wang Chi-yuan
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)
China
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of The School of Chinese Brushwork, from the Estate of Wang Chi-yuan
Accession Number:
S1991.146
Rights:
Copyright with artist
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Sheet of Calligraphy

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Artist:
Wang Jiyuan (1895-1975)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 146.3 x 27.7 cm (57 5/8 x 10 7/8 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
1955
Period:
Modern period
Former owner:
Estate of Wang Chi-yuan
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)
China
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of The School of Chinese Brushwork, from the Estate of Wang Chi-yuan
Accession Number:
S1991.147
Rights:
Copyright with artist
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After Sun Guoting's Treatise on Calligraphy, in cursive script

view After Sun Guoting's <i>Treatise on Calligraphy</i>, in cursive script digital asset number 1
Artist:
Wang Yachen (China, 1894-1983)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 25.3 x 15.5 cm (9 15/16 x 6 1/8 in)
Type:
Album
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
1970
Period:
Modern period
Former owner:
Benjamin Chou
Provenance:
Wang Yachen (1894-1983), United States and Shanghai, China [1]
To 2000
Benjamin Chou, Potomac, MD, by inheritance from Wang Yachen, to 2000 [2]
From 2000
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Benjamin Chou in 2000
Notes:
[1] "Mr. Benjamin Chou is the only son of Wang Yachen's goddaughter and [the object was] passed on to him as part of his inheritance" (according to Provenance Remark 1, Joseph Chang, December 8, 2000, in the object record).
[2] See note 1.
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)
cursive script
China
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Benjamin Chou in memory of Wang Yachen
Accession Number:
S2000.91
Rights:
Copyright with artist
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Running script, after Shitao

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Artist:
Wang Yachen (China, 1894-1983)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 184.5 x 35.3 cm (72 5/8 x 13 7/8 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
20th century
Period:
Modern period
Former owner:
Benjamin Chou
Provenance:
Wang Yachen (1894-1983), United States and Shanghai, China [1]
To 2000
Benjamin Chou, Potomac, MD, by inheritance from Wang Yachen, to 2000 [2]
From 2000
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Benjamin Chou in 2000
Notes:
[1] "Mr. Benjamin Chou is the only son of Wang Yachen's goddaughter and [the object was] passed on to him as part of his inheritance" (according to Provenance Remark 1, Joseph Chang, December 8, 2000, in the object record).
[2] See note 1.
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)
running script
China
Chinese Art
Contemporary Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Benjamin Chou in memory of Wang Yachen
Accession Number:
S2000.92
Rights:
Copyright with artist
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Poem by Wang Wei, in running script

view Poem by Wang Wei, in running script digital asset number 1
Artist:
Wang Yachen (China, 1894-1983)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 172.5 x 35.5 cm (67 15/16 x 14 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
1968
Period:
Modern period
Former owner:
Benjamin Chou
Provenance:
Wang Yachen (1894-1983), United States and Shanghai, China [1]
To 2000
Benjamin Chou, Potomac, MD, by inheritance from Wang Yachen, to 2000 [2]
From 2000
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Benjamin Chou in 2000
Notes:
[1] "Mr. Benjamin Chou is the only son of Wang Yachen's goddaughter and [the object was] passed on to him as part of his inheritance" (according to Provenance Remark 1, Joseph Chang, December 8, 2000, in the object record).
[2] See note 1.
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)
poem
Wang Wei
running script
China
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Benjamin Chou in memory of Wang Yachen
Accession Number:
S2000.93
Rights:
Copyright with artist
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Running script, after Xianyu Shu

view Running script, after Xianyu Shu digital asset number 1
Artist:
Wang Yachen (China, 1894-1983)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 213 x 41.3 cm (83 7/8 x 16 1/4 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
20th century
Period:
Modern period
Former owner:
Benjamin Chou
Provenance:
Wang Yachen (1894-1983), United States and Shanghai, China [1]
To 2000
Benjamin Chou, Potomac, MD, by inheritance from Wang Yachen, to 2000 [2]
From 2000
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Benjamin Chou in 2000
Notes:
[1] "Mr. Benjamin Chou is the only son of Wang Yachen's goddaughter and [the object was] passed on to him as part of his inheritance" (according to Provenance Remark 1, Joseph Chang, December 8, 2000, in the object record).
[2] See note 1.
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)
running script
China
Chinese Art
Contemporary Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Benjamin Chou in memory of Wang Yachen
Accession Number:
S2000.94
Rights:
Copyright with artist
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Running script, after Mi Fu

view Running script, after Mi Fu digital asset number 1
Artist:
Wang Yachen (China, 1894-1983)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 169 x 48 cm (66 9/16 x 18 7/8 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
1973
Period:
Modern period
Former owner:
Benjamin Chou
Provenance:
Wang Yachen (1894-1983), United States and Shanghai, China [1]
To 2000
Benjamin Chou, Potomac, MD, by inheritance from Wang Yachen, to 2000 [2]
From 2000
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Benjamin Chou in 2000
Notes:
[1] "Mr. Benjamin Chou is the only son of Wang Yachen's goddaughter and [the object was] passed on to him as part of his inheritance" (according to Provenance Remark 1, Joseph Chang, December 8, 2000, in the object record).
[2] See note 1.
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)
running script
China
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Benjamin Chou in memory of Wang Yachen
Accession Number:
S2000.95
Rights:
Copyright with artist
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Poem by Wang Anshi, in running script

view Poem by Wang Anshi, in running script digital asset number 1
Artist:
Wang Yachen (China, 1894-1983)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 120.5 x 57 cm (47 7/16 x 22 7/16 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
1965
Period:
Modern period
Former owner:
Benjamin Chou
Provenance:
Wang Yachen (1894-1983), United States and Shanghai, China [1]
To 2000
Benjamin Chou, Potomac, MD, by inheritance from Wang Yachen, to 2000 [2]
From 2000
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Benjamin Chou in 2000
Notes:
[1] "Mr. Benjamin Chou is the only son of Wang Yachen's goddaughter and [the object was] passed on to him as part of his inheritance" (according to Provenance Remark 1, Joseph Chang, December 8, 2000, in the object record).
[2] See note 1.
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)
poem
running script
China
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Benjamin Chou in memory of Wang Yachen
Accession Number:
S2000.96
Rights:
Copyright with artist
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Poem by Shitao, in running script

view Poem by Shitao, in running script digital asset number 1
Artist:
Wang Yachen (China, 1894-1983)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 117 x 30.3 cm (46 1/16 x 11 15/16 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
1967
Period:
Modern period
Former owner:
Benjamin Chou
Provenance:
Wang Yachen (1894-1983), United States and Shanghai, China [1]
To 2000
Benjamin Chou, Potomac, MD, by inheritance from Wang Yachen, to 2000 [2]
From 2000
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Benjamin Chou in 2000
Notes:
[1] "Mr. Benjamin Chou is the only son of Wang Yachen's goddaughter and [the object was] passed on to him as part of his inheritance" (according to Provenance Remark 1, Joseph Chang, December 8, 2000, in the object record).
[2] See note 1.
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)
poem
running script
China
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Benjamin Chou in memory of Wang Yachen
Accession Number:
S2000.97
Rights:
Copyright with artist
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Running script

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Artist:
Wang Yachen (China, 1894-1983)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Painted area): 118 x 21 cm (46 7/16 x 8 1/4 in)
H x W (With mounting): 232 x 41.5 cm (91 5/16 x 16 5/16 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
1970
Period:
Modern period
Former owner:
Benjamin Chou
Provenance:
Wang Yachen (1894-1983), United States and Shanghai, China [1]
To 2000
Benjamin Chou, Potomac, MD, by inheritance from Wang Yachen, to 2000 [2]
From 2000
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Benjamin Chou in 2000
Notes:
[1] "Mr. Benjamin Chou is the only son of Wang Yachen's goddaughter and [the object was] passed on to him as part of his inheritance" (according to Provenance Remark 1, Joseph Chang, December 8, 2000, in the object record).
[2] See note 1.
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)
running script
China
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Benjamin Chou in memory of Wang Yachen
Accession Number:
S2000.98
Rights:
Copyright with artist
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Biblical Text in Han'Gul Script 1980 Calligraphy

view Biblical Text in Han'Gul Script 1980 Calligraphy digital asset number 1
Creator:
Lee, Chul-Kyung
Physical description:
1 leaf
Culture:
Korean
Type:
Works of art
Date:
1980
Cite as:
Manuscript 7142, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Language and languages--Documentation
Local number:
NAA INV 08819900
NAA MS 7142
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
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Section of Chinese Scroll with "Four Poems"

view Section of Chinese Scroll with "Four Poems" digital asset number 1
Author:
Unknown
Subject:
Freer Gallery of Art
Board of Regents
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White ; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Print ; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Print
Place:
Chinese
Date:
1979
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
The image is featured in the December 1979 issue of the TORCH, page 1.
Summary:
Image of a section of a Chinese scroll with "Four Poems" on it by Wu K'uan (1436-1504), a Ming dynasty poet and calligrapher. The scroll is part of the Freer Gallery of Art's Chinese Calligraphy Collection. The Freer acquired the collection on November 2, 1979, through the Smithsonian Board of Regents' program for acquisitions of outstanding quality. It includes 12 hanging and hand scrolls and is the Freer's first acquisition under the 5-year program established in 1978 by the Regents.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 3, Folder: The Torch, 1955-1960, 1965-1988
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Art, Oriental
Art objects
Museums--Acquisitions
Antiquities
Calligraphy
Art, Chinese
Standard number:
SIA2011-0731
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div

Couplet

view Couplet digital asset number 1
Artist:
Deng Tie (20th century)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 133.5 x 31.4 cm (52 9/16 x 12 3/8 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
1947
Period:
Modern period
Former owner:
Mr. Wei-san Yu
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)
running script
cursive script
China
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Wei-san Yu
Accession Number:
F1980.203a-b
Rights:
Copyright with artist
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Couplet

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Artist:
Qian Han (1882-1950)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 129.8 x 24.9 cm (51 1/8 x 9 13/16 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
1912-1949
Period:
Modern period
Former owner:
Mr. Wei-san Yu
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)
running script
China
Chinese Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Wei-san Yu
Accession Number:
F1980.205a-b
Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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Shinhitsu n.d

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Physical description:
1 photoprint 004 in x 006 in
Culture:
Japanese
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Summary:
Calligraphy at Kinkaku-Ji Temple?
Cite as:
Photo Lot 97 DOE Asia: Japan: General: NM 90351 04681500, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA INV 04681500
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Photograph collection ca. 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

Kinugasayama Uta n.d

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Physical description:
1 photoprint 006 in x 004 in
Culture:
Japanese
Type:
Photographs
Date:
nd
Summary:
Calligraphy at Kinkaku-Ji Temple?
Cite as:
Photo Lot 97 DOE Asia: Japan: General: NM 90351 04681600, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA INV 04681600
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Photograph collection ca. 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

Chinese Calligraphic Signature on Red Paper, Used as Visiting Card, of Liu? Li Shung, Chief of Bureau of Foreign Affairs, Chi-Nan-Fu, Shantung Province 1904 Calligraphy

view Chinese Calligraphic Signature on Red Paper, Used as Visiting Card, of Liu? Li Shung, Chief of Bureau of Foreign Affairs, Chi-Nan-Fu, Shantung Province 1904 Calligraphy digital asset number 1
Creator:
Liu? Li Shung
Annotator:
Gardener, Helen H (Helen Hamilton) 1853-1925
Physical description:
1 leaf 004 in x 009 in
Culture:
Chinese
Type:
Works of art
Date:
1904
Cite as:
Photo Lot 97 DOE: Asia: China: Shandong (Shantung): Nm 330523, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
NAA INV 08637300
NAA MS 330523
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Photograph collection ca. 1860s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives

Calligraphy couplet in Oracle-bone script

view Calligraphy couplet in Oracle-bone script digital asset number 1
Artist:
Luo Zhenyu (1866-1940)
Medium:
Pair of hanging scrolls; ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (.1 overall): 204.6 x 32.7 cm (80 9/16 x 12 7/8 in)
Type:
Calligraphy
Origin:
China
Date:
20th-mid 20th century
Period:
Qing dynasty to Modern period
Former owner:
Robert Hatfield Ellsworth (1929-2014)
Topic:
Modern period (1912 - present)
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
China
oracle-bone script
couplet
Chinese Art
Robert Hatfield Ellsworth collection
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth in honor of the 75th Anniversary of the Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number:
F1997.73.1-2
Rights:
Copyright with artist
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