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Twenty-eight character poem

  • Description

    Rao Zongyi is native of Chaozhou, Guangdong province. A traditional guohua painter, calligrapher and scholar, he has held teaching appointments in the National University of Singapore (1952-1973), in Hong Kong University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he was Professor of Chinese. He also served as visiting professor at Yale University, and in France and Japan. In1962, he received the Prize Stanislas Julian and in 1993 the Art and Letters Official Medal from the Ministry of Culture, Paris.

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    Associated place
    Asia China (place of creation)
    Rao Zongyi (born 1917) (calligrapher)
    Gao Xiang (1688 - 1753) (author)
    Material and technique
    ink on paper
    mount 192 x 42 cm (height x width)
    painting 111.8 x 29.4 cm (height x width)
    along roller 51.5 cm (length)
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    Presented in honour of the 70th birthday of Angelita Trinidad Reyes, 2002.
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