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    Sale 12551

    Fine Chinese Modern Paintings

    31 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 1294

    LI YAN (BORN 1943)

    Monkey and Loquat

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    LI YAN (BORN 1943)
    Monkey and Loquat
    Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper
    68.5 x 45.5 cm. (27 x 17 7/8 in.)
    Inscribed and signed, with three seals of the artist
    Dedicated to Gengchun
    Further inscribed by the artist, with two seals
    Dated early winter, renxu year (1982)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    LOTS 1291 1294
    PROPERTY FORMERLY FROM THE COLLECTION OF SU GENGCHUN
    Su Gengchun (1924-2001) was born in Shen prefecture, Hebei. In his youth, he worked for his father in the painting and calligraphy store, Zhen Gu Zhai. Later, he was hired by the Guangdong Museum, and appointed as member of the National Cultural Relic Appraisal Committee, working predominantly in paintings and calligraphy appraisals.