Painting and calligraphy

Title

Painting and calligraphy

Subject

Calligraphy collection: subject.

Description

Calligraphy collection: description.

Items in the Painting and calligraphy Collection

Calligraphy: memorial
One memorial scroll of calligraphy on paper with wooden ends. Commissioned by some of his older students to present to Rewi Alley on his 85th birthday, 1982. Inscription reads:
恭祝
路易.…

Calligraphy: couplet
One calligraphy scroll of two; five main characters with two lines of smaller characters; no signature seals; cracking in various places.

One calligraphy scroll; five main characters with two lines of smaller characters; two signature…

Painting: traveller
One circular album painting on silk mounted on square of paper depicting traveller on donkey in snow with attendant.
Inscription as follows:
端陽前一日寫應子元仁棣大人屬即正 漣波剛清 (Dedicated to Ziyuan, painted a day before…

Ceramic: plaque
One rectangular glazed white ceramic plaque. Obverse presents a multi-coloured design of a cicada on a spray of grasses and flowers. At upper right are two lines of writing: 機聲迭奏豐年曲 李明亮寫於昌江客邸 ('The sounds of nature…

Painting: seascape
One horizontal painting of a seascape with islands, which depicts the Taoist mountains and isles. The long colophon is an explanation of the painting, describing five yue (high mountains), three shan (mountains or hills), and ten zhou (islands). The…

Painting: landscape
One horizontal painting on silk of a landscape.

Painting: three figures
One painting on paper of a central Buddhist figure seated on a lotus throne flanked by one figure either side.

Painting: flowering lotus
One painting on paper of flowering lotuses. The inscription and seal are as follows:
味青/李樹滋/寫於/白下/葆真/書屋/時丁酉/之冬 (Weiqing, [also called] Li Shuzi, painted in Baozhen Studio, Baixia [district of…

Painting: landscape
Painted landscape on paper of mountains, water and hut. Inscription as follows:
乙酉冬日為/少南仁兄法家校正/鏗衡尹相設色/時年六十有九 (In the winter of Yiyou year [probably 1945], for your honour Shaonan. Yin Xiang…

Painting: bamboo
One painting in ink of bamboo.

Paintings: landscape
Four paintings on bamboo of landscapes.

Prints: botanical
One folio of eight botanical woodblock prints.

Calligraphy: sutra
One painted figure of a bodhisattva and calligraphy. Title of inscription:
大唐中興三藏聖教序 (Preface to [the Translations of] Sacred Teachings [Prepared by] the Master of Three Canons during the Period of Resurgence of the Great Tang)

Rubbing: figure
One rubbing of Confucius.

Painting: figure
One painting on silk of the Yongle emperor (1360-1424). Inscription as follows:
明永樂像

Painting: figure
One painting on paper of Liu Hai (a god of wealth) standing on a toad and playing the flute.

Painting: boy and water buffalo
One mounted painting of a buffalo tethered to a peg and a boy lying in a tree. Inscriptions as follows:
1. Top right: 霜葉紅於二月花 (frosted leaves are as red as the February flowers)
2. Middle and left: 艾黎先生方家雅教 …

Painting: landscape
One mounted painting on paper of landscape. Signature and seal of artist bottom left. Dedication to Alley top right. Signatures and seals of six friends, top left. Inscriptions as follows:

1. Top inscription:…

Painting: figures and buffalo
One horizontal painting of figures and two mounted buffalo. Inscription as follows:
東圃三弟大人正 小齋張之溶畫(For Your Excellency, my brother, Dongpu. Painted by Zhang Zhirong)

Painting: figure
One painting featuring the eleventh of The Twenty-four Paragons of Filial Piety (Ershisi xiao), according to Guo Jujing (fl. 1300). Here Cai Shun collects mulberries for his mother. He explains to the rebels that the basket of sweet berries is for…

Rubbing: horse
One rubbing of a figure and horse.

Rubbing: horse
One rubbing of a horse.

Rubbing: horse
One rubbing of a horse.

Rubbing: horse
One rubbing of a horse.

Rubbing: horse
One rubbing of a horse.

Rubbing: horse
One rubbing of a horse.

Rubbing: stele
One rubbing of the 'Nestorian Stele' in Xian.

Rubbing: figure
One rubbing of Bodhidharma

Rubbing: plants
One rubbing of bamboo and other plants.

Painting: ancestor portrait
One ancestor portrait.

Painting: ancestor portrait
One mounted ancestor portrait.

Painting: ancestor portrait
One mounted ancestor portrait.

Calligraphy: Tibetan
One Tibetan holy script from Lamasery in Inner Mongolia.