Qi Gong

(China 1912 – 2005)

Poem in running script

Location
Not on display
Further information

QI Gong, a renowned calligrapher, painter, connoisseur and sinologist, was born into a Manchu family in Beijing. He was a descendant of the Qing dynasty Yongzheng Emperor through his son Hongzhou. Despite being an acclaimed professor, QI Gong was more famous as a calligrapher. He has written a large number of calligraphic pieces that can be seen on a host of landmark buildings, at scenic spots around China, and on many book covers alongside the book titles. This poem was written by him.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, June 2011

Place of origin
China
Year
1992
Media
Calligraphy
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
96.0 x 45.0 cm
Credit
Gift of Dr. James Hayes 2011
Accession number
221.2011