7 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,000
A hanging scroll, after Sima Guang (1019-86), 19th century
painted in the Song-style in ink and colours on silk, with figures in a boat approaching pavilions and retreats nestled in a dramatic mountainous landscape before a waterfall and surrounded by trees -- 54¼in. x 26¼in. (137.8cm. x 66.7cm.), with signature, sealed.
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