Other Calligraphy in National Palace Museum, part2
Welcome to the National Palace Museum's collection of calligraphy from the Song dynasty! This collection includes works from some of the most renowned calligraphers of the time, such as Chang Yu, Chao Meng-fu, Yang Wei-chen, Liu Yung and Wang To. Here you will find Regulated Verse in Seven Characters, Poetry on the Baotu Waterfall, Poetry on the Wan-chieh Hall, Copy from the Ch'un-hua Modelbooks and Calligraphing Poetry. These masterpieces are sure to captivate and inspire you with their beauty and skillful craftsmanship. Come explore these amazing works of art today!
1. Regulated Verse in Seven Characters
Chang Yu, a well-known Taoist of the Yuan dynasty, moved at the age of 29 to Mao-shan (Chu-ch'u-shan, Chu-jung, Kiangsu).
2. Poetry on the Baotu Waterfall
Chao Meng-fu, style name Tzu-ang and sobriquet Sung-hsueh tao-jen, served the Yüan dynasty as an official in the Hanlin Academy. He was posthumously ennobled as the Duke of Wei and entitled Wen-min for his services.
3. Poetry on the Wan-chieh Hall
Yang Wei-chen was a native of Kuei-chi who went by a variety of names, including the style name Lien-fu and sobriquet Tung-wei-tzu.
4. Copy from the Ch'un-hua Modelbooks
Liu Yung was a native of Chu-ch'eng in Shantung. His father served the Ch'ien-lung Emperor (r. 1736-1795) as grand secretary. Liu Yung passed the Presented Scholar civil service examinations in 1741 and entered officialdom.
5. Calligraphing Poetry
Wang To was a Chinese calligrapher and politician who lived in the Ming and Qing dynasties.