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    Sale 12551

    Fine Chinese Modern Paintings

    31 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 1371

    PAN TIANSHOU (1897-1971)

    Hen and Chicks

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    PAN TIANSHOU (1897-1971)
    Hen and Chicks
    Hanging scroll, ink and colour on paper
    99 x 34.5 cm. (39 x 13 5/8 in.)
    Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist
    Dedicated to Yueming


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    Pre-Lot Text

    LOTS 1369 1371
    PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
    This collection of paintings was acquired in the mid 1990s in Shanghai. The original owner, Wang Shouhua, was from Ninghai, Zhejiang, the hometown of Pan Tianshou. Wang studied art in Hangzhou in the 1950s under Pan Tianshou, Wu Fuzhi and others. He was later chief editor for The Paintings of Pu Hua in the 1970s and was a Fellow of Ningbo Arts Institute.