Calligraphy in Running Script
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Zhang Zhao 张照 (1691-1745)
Zhang Zhao was a dignitary in the court of Qianlong 乾隆 (1711-1799). He wrote pieces for
the imperial theater emphasizing the morality of kindness. In calligraphy he is particulary well
known for his cursive or grass style.
In the collection of Shanghai Museum
(c) Marilyn Shea, 2006, 2007