Su Shi's Gong Fu Tie Calligraphy

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Sep 17, 2013 8:03PM

Gong Fu Tie is a succinct yet remarkable calligraphy masterpiece of nine characters by Su Dongpo, one of the most prominent figures in Chinese history. Throughout its thousand-year history this manuscript has passed through the collections of many prominent artists and scholars, including An Qi and Weng Fanggang, whose inscription praised the piece to be a “vivacious, timeless and divine work by Su,” likening its charm to the beauty of a goddess.

Fine Classical Chinese Paintings & Calligraphy Sale
New York | 19 September 2013

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