• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1248

    LI YIN (17TH CENTURY)

    FISHERMAN IN AUTUMN LANDSCAPE

    Price Realised  

    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.

    Provenance

    Acquired circa 1960s-1974, and thence by descent within the family.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF JAMES H. KELLEY