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Jin Fu 勁夫.

Jin Fu's piece is a nice example of a modern rendition of seal script. The main character has a dense, fleshy quality that the pronounced curves render supple and even elegant. The overall effect is a solid, dramatic yet graceful impression.

jinfu_endurance_lg (36K) Creator.Personal Name: 勁夫.
Creator.Personal Name: Jin Fu.
Creator.Role: calligrapher.
Title: 忍 [Endurance, patience]
Description: hanging scroll; ink on paper (cursive script); inscribed and signed by the artist; two artist's seals.
Date.Created: 2000.
Type: Calligraphy--Chinese--2000.
Type: Scroll (Visual work)--Chinese.
Style.Period: Contemporary.
Culture: Chinese.
Material.Medium: ink.
Material.Support: paper.
Measurements: 25 x 75 in.
Location.Current Repository: private collection, C. J. Campbell (Chicago, Ill.)
Rights: C. J. Campbell.
Record Type: work.
jinfu_endurance_sig (14K)
jinfu_endurance_lowerseal (14K)
Translation of motto:

Everything is fine
when you are patient enough.

Chinese Calligraphy