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Zhang Ruitu (  -1644)


Calligraphy in running Script and Cursive Script, ink on paper
56 1/4 x 12 5/8 inches

Zhang Ruitu was a native of Jinjiang, Fujian Province of the Ming Dynasty.  He was also known by his literary anme Ershui.  Zhang Ruitu was well versed in calligraphy and landscape paintings, with his style of bold and vigorous strokes.


Xu Wei (1521-1593)

Calligraphy in Running Script, ink on paper
14 1/2 x 13 1/4 inches

Xu Wei was born in Shaoxing, Zhejiang Province of the Ming Dynasty.  He was also known by his literary name Tianchi.  His calligraphy was bold and unrestrained.  His also wrote poetry and was a painter.




Yang Bin (1650-1720)


ink on papr
6 7/8 x 19 1/2 inches

Yang Bin was born in Shaoxing, Zhejiang Province of the Qing Dynasty.  He was also known by his literary name Dapiao Shanren.  He was well versed in calligraphy and was an expert of stone tablets



Weng Zhengming (1470-1559)


Calligraphy in Running Script, ink on gold flacked paper
6 7/8 x 20 1/2 inches

Weng Zhengming was also known by his literary name Hengshang Jushi. His styles reflect influences from Song and Yuan masters' calligraphers.  


Chen Yixi ( 1648-1709)

Calligraphy in Running Script, ink on paper
39 x 16 1/2 inches

Chen Yixi was native of Haining, Zhejiang Province.  He was also known his literary name Xiangquan.  His calligraphy was of the style of the Jin Dynasty.  Chen Yixi also wrote several books on calligraphy.






 
   
 
     
                                                   
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