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    Sale 2620

    Fine Chinese Classical Paintings and Calligraphy

    2 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1943

    WEN ZHENGMING (1470-1559)

    Price Realised  

    WEN ZHENGMING (1470-1559)
    Calligraphy
    Handscroll, ink on paper
    29 x 240.5 cm. (11 3/8 x 94 1/2 in.)
    Signed, with three seals of the artist
    Dated gengyin year of the Jiaqing era (1530)
    Eight collectors' seals including two of Zhang Bojin (1903-1988)
    Colophon by Pu Ru (1896-1963), signed with one seal, dated autumn, yiwei year (1955)

    NOTE:
    The calligraphy records the biography of eighteen scholars of the Lian She (Lotus Society), after a painting by Li Gonglin (Li Boshi, 1049-1106) created in gengshen year (1080)


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