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Mei Lanfang 梅蘭芳, 1894-1961.

meilanfang_photo (12K) Mei Lanfang is a stage name. His real name was Mei Lan 梅澜. Best known as a qing yi 青衣 performer in Beijing opera female roles, he was also a painter and calligrapher. See article about him and also the Mei Lanfang Memorial Museum website.

meilanfang_couplet_sig (9K) meilanfang_couplet_seal (17K)
Signature & seals

meilanfang_couplet_lg (32K) Creator.Personal Name: 梅蘭芳, 1894-1961.
Creator.Personal Name: Mei Lanfang, 1894-1961.
Creator.Role: calligrapher.
Title: [Couplet]
Description: pair of hanging scrolls; ink on paper (tan with red figures); small seal script; signed by the artist; one red seal and one white seal.
Type: Calligraphy--Chinese.
Type: Scroll (Visual work)--Chinese.
Style.Period: Contemporary.
Culture: Chinese.
Material.Medium: ink.
Material.Support: paper.
Measurements: 16 X 69 in.
Location.Current Repository: private collection, C. J. Campbell (Chicago, Ill.)
Rights: C. J. Campbell.
Record Type: work.

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