An image of Couplet in running script

ZHANG Bailing

(China  – 1815)

Couplet in running script

Location
Not on display
Further information

Zhang Bailing was a native of Liaoning. A 'jinshi' of 1772, he was a 'bianxiu' or compiler at the imperial Hanlin Academy. He served as Governor-General of Liangjiang (in present-day Jiangsu, Anhui and Jiangxi Provinces). He was a renowned writer and calligrapher.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, April 2009.

Place of origin
China
Period
China: Qing dynasty 1644–1911
Media
Calligraphy
Medium
pair of hanging scrolls; ink on paper
Dimensions
125.4 x 27.6cm; 158.5 x 37.0cm :
a - right scroll; 125.4 x 27.6 cm
b - left scroll; 158.5 x 37 cm
Credit
Gift of Dr. James Hayes 2009
Accession number
197.2009.a-b