SHANG YANLIU (1875-1963)
Calligraphy in Running Script

Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on paper
98.5 x 30.4 cm. (38 ¾ x 13 ½ in.)
Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist
Dedicated to Zhaofang
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Shang Yanliu was a well-known scholar and calligrapher in modern China. In 1904 (jiachen), he participated in the final civil service examination of the Qing Dynasty and received third place in the palace examination. He was an expert in regular script, cursive script, and running script.

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