Cursive script imitation of Yi Min Tie

Hanging scroll
Xing Tong
Ming Dynasty
168×26.3 cm

Xing Tong(1551-1612), who styled himself Ziyuan, was a leading Ming Dynasty calligrapher from Linqing of Shandong Province. Xing was famous for tablet calligraphy and was called one of the “Xing Zhang Mi, Dong” together with Zhang Ruitu, Mi Wanzhong and Dong Qichang. This hanging scroll imitated Yi Min Tie by Wang Xizhi.