Calligraphy is an art dating back to the earliest day of history, and widely practiced throughout China to this day.

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Gallery Home : China Topic : Chinese Calligraphy
Recorded history of the human race commenced the day that writing was invented. The written word can take many forms and in China the development of calligraphy not only became a written language but an impressive art form. Our collection of photographs will introduce you to this fascinating cultural treasure. The illustrations are taken from monuments, statues and buildings. Even though you may not be able to read the inscriptions you are sure to appreciate the color, style and presentation of the artists who created them. We hope this will encourage you to find out more about our ancient way of presenting facts, poetry and ideas.
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Calligraphy on the ground
Calligraphy on the ground

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Chinese paintings and calligraphy are two closely connected arts.
Chinese paintings and calligraphy are two closely connected arts.

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Confucius Temple (Wen Miao), Hancheng
Confucius Temple (Wen Miao), Hancheng

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Sword Pool, Tiger Hill
Sword Pool, Tiger Hill

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A poem on bamboo
A poem on bamboo

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Regular script
Regular script

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Cursive Script
Cursive Script

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Calligraphy of Huang TingJian (Details)
Calligraphy of Huang TingJian (Details)

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Calligraphy of Huang TingJian
Calligraphy of Huang TingJian

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Valuable records on the stele
Valuable records on the stele

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Ruined Character
Ruined Character

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Calligraphy by Yan Zhenqing in the Forest of Stone Steles Museum, Xian
Calligraphy by Yan Zhenqing in the Forest of Stone Steles Museum, Xian

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Stele inscription of Master Monk Daoyin
Stele inscription of Master Monk Daoyin

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Seal script engraved on the top part of a stele
Seal script engraved on the top part of a stele

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Forest of Stele, Xian
Forest of Stele, Xian

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