Poem in five-syllable verse

Sung K'o (A.D. 1327-1387), Ming dynasty (A.D. 1368-1644)
Ink on silk. "Grass" cursive script. Handscroll. 24.6 x 128.7 cm

Sung K'o, whose style name was Chung-wen, was a native of Ch'angchou in Kiangsu province. He gained wide fame as a master of calligraphy. A Ming critic commented that Sung's calligraphy captured the essence and genius of the ancients.

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