WU DACHENG (1835-1902)
Seven-character Calligraphic Couplet in Seal Script

A pair of hanging scrolls, ink on coloured paper
Each scroll measures 131 x 30.5 cm. (51 ⅝ x 12 in.)
Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist
Dedicated to Zhanhua
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Wu Dacheng was a scholar, an epigraphy scholar, a calligrapher, and an official at the late Qing Dynasty. He was skilled in Chinese paintings, calligraphy, authentication, and interpretation of ancient Chinese characters. His calligraphy combined seal script and bronze script to create his own unique style.

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