two lines of large, bold calligraphy--4 characters in each line; two red seals at left edge, below center; one red seal, URC

Dragons Growl, mid 18th century

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The rendering of the calligraphy embodies the characteristics of the animals described: the sinuous dragon, the crouched tiger, the darting fish, and the free bird. Read from the top right, down, and over to the left column:

“Dragons Growl
Tigers Roar
Fish Dash
Birds Soar”

龍啀乕嘨 魚走鳥飛

Details
Title
Dragons Growl
Artist Life
1715 - 1792
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2013.63.17
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two lines of large, bold calligraphy--4 characters in each line; two red seals at left edge, below center; one red seal, URC