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    Sale 12551

    Fine Chinese Modern Paintings

    31 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 1418

    LIN FENGMIAN (1900-1991)

    Wisteria and Birds

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    Estimate

    LIN FENGMIAN (1900-1991)
    Wisteria and Birds
    Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper
    63 x 82 cm. (24 ¾ x 32 ¼ in.)
    Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist
    Dated 1977


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    Pre-Lot Text

    LOT 1417-1418
    LIN FENGMIAN PAINTINGS PREVIOUSLY IN THE COLLECTION OF XING RUITING
    Xing Ruiting (1919-2006), born in Suzhou, was a Suzhou Pingtan master. He studied under then master Xu Yunzhi (1901-1978), and soon performed on Shanghai radio. In the 70’s, he frequently performed in Shanghai, and became acquainted with the Pingtan and Beijing Opera enthusiast Lin Fengmian and received paintings from the artist.