26 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 98,500
Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000
LI YIN (17TH CENTURY)
Fisherman in Autumn Landscape
Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk
72 x 37 in. (182.8 x 94 cm.)
Signed: "Painted by Li Yin," with 2 seals
Dated the second month of jiaxu year (1694)
One collector's seal
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Li Yin, who lived in Yangzhou, was well regarded for his landscapes and bird-and-flower paintings. He was praised for his skill copying paintings from the Tang and Song dynasties and for the beautiful coloring of his compositions.
Acquired circa 1960s-1974, and thence by descent within the family.
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