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Bao Jun

(China 1797 – 1851)

Poem in running script

Location
Not on display
Further information

Bao Jun was a native of Zhuhai in Guangdong province. He received his 'jinshi' degree in 1823, earning first place, and then became the member of the Hanlin Academy. He served as a ranking official at the Ministry of Punishments. He was considered a renowned calligrapher and poet in the Guangdong region.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, April 2009.

Place of origin
China
Period
China: Qing dynasty 1644–1911
Media
Calligraphy
Medium
set of six hanging scrolls; ink on paper
Dimensions
a - scroll; 137.2 x 47.5 cm
b - scroll; 137.2 x 47.5 cm
c - scroll; 137.2 x 47.5 cm
d - scroll; 137.2 x 47.5 cm
e - scroll; 137.2 x 47.5 cm
f - scroll; 137.2 x 47.5 cm
Credit
Gift of Dr. James Hayes 2009
Accession number
195.2009.a-f