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    Sale 5535

    Art Impressionniste et Moderne

    2 December 2008, Paris

  • Lot 123

    MARIE MELA MUTER (1886-1967)

    Portrait de Cheng Tcheng

    Price Realised  

    MARIE MELA MUTER (1886-1967)
    Portrait de Cheng Tcheng
    signé 'Muter.' (en haut à droite)
    huile sur toile
    61 x 50 cm. (24 x 19¾ in.)


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    Poète chinois révolutionnaire, Cheng Tcheng (1900-1997) s'exile à Paris vers 1920 où il rencontre Paul Valéry, André Gide et Picasso, tout en participant au mouvement Dada. Il enseignera à la Sorbonne avant de retourner vivre à Pékin dans les années 1930.

    Revolutionary chinese poet, Cheng Tcheng (1900-1997) was exiled in Paris in the 1920s where he met Paul Valéry, André Gide and Picasso, as well as being close to the Dada artists. He taught at the Sorbonne before returning to Pekin in the 1930s.

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    Post Lot Text

    'PORTRAIT OF CHENG TCHENG'; SIGNED UPPER RIGHT; OIL ON CANVAS.