Calligrapher Custom: An Ancient Art In Calligrapy Sells For Millions
21.7 million. Yes!!! 21.7 million dollars sold at an auction at Poly International sale. Calligraphy is an ancient art going back to the Emperors of the Ming Dynasty. Going back to the year 1470-1559, words and art calligraphy was synonymous with the written word on your screen from CNN, and the presidents speech on the big screen. The poems from Wen Zhengming are from the Quing imperial collection. It is a collection of 10 poems written in the beautiful art of Chinese painting calligraphy.
Presently we have the media, but in the past there were poems with skillful writers and philosophers that had an impact with heavy topics like nature, philosophy, relationships, life and so forth. Some of these topics were delicate and some poets took a risk with speaking about certain hot topics that might offend the dynasty and powers at be.
Wen Zhengming is known as one of the 4 masters of the Ming Dynasty. Wen Zhengming was a student of Shen Zhou, which later became a coach to popular Tang Yim, which became a historal character in popular culture. The character is based on Confucian scholars.
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