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Title Page for the Album of Three Perfections
Wu Hufan used seal script calligraphy to compose this title page. The title is accompanied by a brief biography describing Jiang Shijie’s filial piety and humble habits; Jiang is believed to have emulated not just Ni Zan’s painting style but also the austere lifestyle of the Yuan master.
- Artist: Wu Hufan, Chinese, 1894-1970
- Medium: Ink on folded double page
- Place Made: China
- Dates: 20th century
- Dimensions: 11 x 17 1/2 in. (27.9 x 44.5 cm) (show scale)
- Collections:Asian Art
- Museum Location: This item is not on view
- Accession Number: 66.188.4
- Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Mrs. Frederick Baekeland
- Rights Statement: © artist or artist's estate
- Caption: Wu Hufan (Chinese, 1894-1970). Title Page for the Album of Three Perfections, 20th century. Ink on folded double page, 11 x 17 1/2 in. (27.9 x 44.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. Mrs. Frederick Baekeland, 66.188.4. © artist or artist's estate
- Catalogue Description: Seal script calligraphy originally translated as Album of the Three Transcendences. Inscription by Wu Hu-fan (1894-1970) includes title and brief biography of Ch'ian Shih-ch'ieh's life. See translation in Chinese painting notebooks.
- Record Completeness: Best (85%)