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Robert van Gulik’s Chinese seals and his hand scroll

In December 2020 the Van Gulik family donated 50 Chinese seals carved or collected by Robert van Gulik to the Rijksmuseum, and also a 13 m long hand scroll (horizontal scroll) with imprints of 75 seals carved or collected by him, and a pair or scrolls with calligraphy by Van Gulik and imprints of five seals. Koos Kuiper will introduce the hand scroll of imprints, show and explain some seal imprints, and present a new interpretation of the meaning of the pair of calligraphy scrolls.