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    Sale 12169

    Fine Chinese Paintings

    16 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 811

    ANONYMOUS (LATE MING-EARLY QING DYNASTY)

    Landscapes

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    ANONYMOUS (LATE MING-EARLY QING DYNASTY)
    Landscapes
    Album of ten leaves, ink and color on silk
    14 x 11 ½ in. (35.6 x 29 cm.)
    Spurious signature of Yan Su (991-1040)
    Thirty-seven collectors’ seals, including ten seals of Yuan Jun (1752-1806) and one seal each of Wang Shizhen (1526-1590) and Mao Jin (1599-1659)


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    This album is accompanied by a letter dated April 8, 1949 from R. Soame Jenyns (1904-1976), curator of Oriental Antiquities at the British Museum to W. Donlevy of London in which Jenyns discusses the attribution and date of the album.  Also accompanying is a sales receipt  from Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. of London to Mr. D.E. Hudson of Pasadena, California and dated October 4, 1950.

    Provenance

    W. Donlevy, Esq., The Leicester Galleries, London, 1949.
    Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., London, 1950.
    D.E. Hudson, Pasadena, CA., 1950.