德高望重

The style is cursive script 行書. The proverb reads, 德高望重, and refers to a notion of moral vision.

The piece has been dated according to the traditional calendar: 庚子小寒 – here. Written by Jonathan Root – 風乾 (note that 乾 is written in the style of 歐陽詢, cf. 九成宮醴泉銘碑).