06-25-2010 06-26-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2512 Boston
June 25, 2010 03:00 PMCalender
865

Calligraphy

$296$250
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2512 Location: Boston Date / Time: June 26, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Calligraphy, Qianshen Bai, after Li Bai's (701-762) poem "Zao Fa Baidi Cheng" (Downstream to Jiangling), dated renshen year (1992), three seals, 45 x 13 1/4 in.

N.B. Text can be roughly translated as, "At daybreak I leave Baidi amidst clouds aglow, a thousand miles to Jiangling is a mere day's flow. Whilst monkeys cry incessantly from bank to bank, I've skiffed past a myriad mountains row after row."

Qianshen Bai is a professor of Asian and Chinese Art at the Department of Art History in Boston University.

Estimate $200-300

Good condition.

Keywords

Qianshen Bai, bank, professor, Boston University, Department of Art History