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    Sale 12169

    Fine Chinese Paintings

    16 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 823

    FAN ZENG (BORN 1938)

    Huaisu

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    FAN ZENG (BORN 1938)
    Huaisu
    Hanging scroll, ink on paper
    26 3/4 x 27 in. (68.1 x 69 cm.)
    Inscribed and signed by the artist, with two seals
    Dated gengshen year (1980)
    Dedicated to Robert H. Ellsworth


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    This painting was acquired during a visit Robert Ellsworth made to China in 1980. When he met Fan Zeng, the artist was inspired to select this painting he had made of the great Tang-dynasty calligrapher Huaisu (703-after 799), dedicated it to his visitor in the inscription, and presented it to Mr. Ellsworth as a gift.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH (1929-2014)