BAO SHAOYOU (1892-1985)

Hanging scroll, ink and colour on paper
Peony measures 51 x 39 cm. (20 ⅛ x 15 ⅜ in.)
Calligraphy measures 32 x 39 cm. (12 ⅝ x 15 ⅜ in.)
Peony: One seal of the artist
Calligraphy inscribed and signed with two seals of the artist
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Huang Shicun mentioned in the inscription studied medicine in Osaka in 1907, and received a bachelor's degree. After he returned to China, he ran a optometry clinic in Tianjin, and was one of the editors of Chinese Health Magazine.

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