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    Sale 12551

    Fine Chinese Modern Paintings

    31 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 1447

    HUANG JUNBI (1898-1991)

    Sailing Alone

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    HUANG JUNBI (1898-1991)
    Sailing Alone
    Hanging scroll, ink and colour on paper
    87 x 28 cm. (34 ¼ x 11 in.)
    Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist
    Dated winter, jichou year (1949)
    Dedicated to Muzeng
    One collector’s seal of Liu Muzeng (1904-1957)
    One collector’s seal of Qiu Guohua (born 1956)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    FROM THE COLLECTION OF LIU MUZENG
    Liu Muzeng (1904-1957), born in Hunan Province, studied under Kang Youwei (1858-1927). Later, he joined the Nationalist Revolutionary Army, climbed to the ranks of Lieutenant General and participated in the Second Sino-Japanese War. He was also responsible for founding the Military Law School. In 1949, he moved to Taiwan and worked as Taiwan Provincial Government chief secretary.