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    Sale 2386

    Fine Chinese Classical Paintings & Calligraphy

    26 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 863

    ANONYMOUS (14TH-17TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    ANONYMOUS (14TH-17TH CENTURY)
    Portrait of Shen Zhou and Wen Zhengming
    Album of five leaves ,ink and colour on paper/silk
    Various sizes
    Inscribed by Wen Jia (1501-1583) with two seals: Wen Jia Yin, Wen Xiu Cheng Yin
    Colophon by Chen Yuansu (16th-17th Century), dated Taichang year (1620) with one seal
    Inscription by Xie Mingyi (1563-1640), signed with two seals: Xie Yi, Yu Qing
    Ten collectors' seals including three of Xiang Yuanbian (1525-1590): Xiang Yuan Bian Yin, Mo Lin Sheng Shen You Xin Shang, Xiang Zi Jing Jia Zhen Cang; four of Miao Yuezao (1628-1761): Yue Zao, Lan Ling Wen Zi Shou Cang, Lan Ling, Wu Men Miao Shi Zhen Cang; one of Zhu Zhichi (17th Century):Wo An Lao Ren; one of Xie Songzhou (18th Century): Qing Li Lu Suo Zhai Cang; and one of others: Qun Yu Ju Shi


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    US$51,600-64,500

    Literature

    Richard Edwards. The Field of Stones:A study of the Art of Shen Zhou (1427-1509), Washington D.C.; The Smithsonian Institution, 1962. Front cover
    Anne de Covrsey clapp. The Art of wen Cheng-ming. Ann Arbor:the University of Michigan, 1976,pp.20-23


    Exhibited

    The Art of Wen Zhengming, The University of Michigan, Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, 25 January-February 29, 1976
    Asia House Gallery, New York, 7 April-7 June,1976