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    Sale 12551

    Fine Chinese Modern Paintings

    31 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 1388

    LIANG QICHAO (1873-1929)

    Calligraphic Couplet

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    LIANG QICHAO (1873-1929)
    Calligraphic Couplet
    A pair of hanging scrolls, ink on paper
    Each scroll measures 134 x 32.5 cm. (52 ¾ x 12 ¾ in.)
    Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist
    Dated sixth month, dingmao year (1927)
    Titleslip inscribed by Yang Longsheng
    (1916-2013), with one seal (2)

    NOTE:
    This work was formerly in the collection of Yang Longsheng (1916-2013). Yang was an artist and collector who lived in the United States, grew up in Singapore, and received a Master’s degree from Meiji University in Japan. After returning to China, he fought in the Second Sino-Japanese War. After migrating to the United States, he continued to paint, and was active in cultural circles.


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