MAO DUN (1896-1981)
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HOWARD H.S. CHAO (LOTS 102-113)Born in Xixian, Henan province, Howard H.S. Chao (1920-2012) was a well-known journalist in China and Japan. After he moved to the United States in 1952, he taught Chinese at Yale University and authored several books and a syndicated news column. During his trips to China, Professor Chao frequently visited artists, including Wu Zuoren, Mao Dun, Ai Qing and Han Meilin, whom he had befriended. Several artists called on him, in turn, when they traveled to the U.S.
MAO DUN (1896-1981)

Calligraphy in Running Script

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MAO DUN (1896-1981)
Calligraphy in Running Script
Hanging scroll, ink on paper
32 7/8 x 11 1/4 in. (83.5 x 28.6 cm.)
Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist
Dated fifth month, 1978
Dedicated to Haosheng (Professor Howard H.S. Chao)

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