WU RONGGUANG (1773-1843)
Calligraphy in Running Script

Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on paper
34 x 130.5 cm. (13 ⅜ x 51 ⅜ in.)
Signed, with two seals of the artist
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Wu Rongguang, studio name Lotus Studio, was born in Nanhai County, Guangdong. He studied under Qing scholar Ruan Yuan (1764-1849), and passed the civil service examination in 1798, and was the Governor of Huguang provinces before he retired. He amassed an important collection of books, manuscripts and paintings, and published his collection.

Fifteen additional works from the same collection is available in Christie’s Fine Chinese Modern Paintings sale on 27 November 2018. (Lots 1321-1335)

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