Ode on Leisurely Living, Zhao Mengfu, Yuan Dynasty, Giclée

  • Product Code: 4718022735324
  • Size: 38 x 248.3 cm ±5%
  • Default white border: Plus four sides of the heart 1 cm
  • Material: Rice Paper
  • Weight: 662 g


Tags: Original size and media, Calligraphy


Zhao Meng-fu (style name Tzu-ang; sobriquet Sung-hsueh tao-jen) was a native of Wu-hsing, Chekiang. After the fall of the Sung dynasty, Chao lived at home and studied diligently. The Attendant Censor Ch'eng Chu-fu was commanded by the Yuan emperor to seek out the reclusive scholars from the former Sung, and he returned to the emperor with Chao Meng-fu. Chao then served as scholar in the Han-lin Academy. He was later enfeoffed as the Duke of Wei and was posthumously granted the title of Wen-min. Chao was a master of painting and calligraphy, and his poetry and prose were excellent. By the end of the Sung dynasty, there were few new calligraphic innovations. Chao advocated a return to antiquity and exerted profound influence on later generations. Chao's calligraphy underwent several changes. In his early years he imitated the style of Sung emperor Kao-tsung, during his middle period he studied the styles of Chung Yu, Wang Hsi-chih, and Wang hsien-chih, and in his late years he followed the style of Li Pei-hai. This fu poem is a work of Chao's late years. The structure of the characters are orderly, and the space between lines appears very open, demonstrating the deep influence of Li Pei-hai.


All Giclée are developed on high-quality rice paper with nanotechnology inks guaranteed by original manufacturers. Passed Weathering Test: resistant to moisture, temperature difference and light pollution.
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Hardcover magnetic button box

The design is based on international boutique-class packaging to create a hand-made hardcover magnetic button box. The box is wrapped with art paper that has import material feeling. On the surface of the paper, three-dimensional bronzing treatment is applied to give a mature, restraining, and fashionable style. 
When you open the box, specifically tailor-made design of its internal space allows the picture to sit properly inside and will not be damaged any during transportation. The box is quite handy and convenient for transportation.

Packing size : 7.5×7.3×65cm
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