Su Shi's Gong Fu Tie Calligraphy
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