An image of Couplet in running script

Pan Silian

(China 1820 – 1880)

Couplet in running script

Location
Not on display
Further information

Pan Silian, a native of Nanhai, Guangdong, gained his 'jinshi' degree in 1847 and became a compiler at the imperial Hanlin Academy. He served as a ranking official at the Board of Revenue and Population, and the Director of Education in Shandong, Zhejiang.

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
a - right scoll; 132.2 x 27.9 cm
b - left scroll; 54.5 x 34.5 cm
Credit
Gift of Dr. James Hayes 2009
Accession number
198.2009.a-b