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Mei Lanfang 梅蘭芳, 1894-1961.
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.
Signature & seals
Creator.Personal Name: 梅蘭芳,
Creator.Personal Name: Mei Lanfang, 1894-1961.
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: Scroll (Visual work)--Chinese.
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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