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    Sale 12169

    Fine Chinese Paintings

    16 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 840

    QI BAISHI (1863-1957)

    Shrimp and Plantains

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    QI BAISHI (1863-1957)
    Shrimp and Plantains
    Hanging scroll, ink on paper
    40 1/8 x 13 3/8 in. (102.1 x 34 cm.)
    Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist
    One collector’s seal of Li Shunhua (born 1934)
    Colophon by Li Shunhua on the mounting, with five seals
    Dated winter, gengyin year (2010)
    Titleslip inscribed by Li Shunhua
    Dated summer, gengzi year (1960)


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    Li Shunhua (born 1934) is a well-known Chinese-American painter. He was one of Zhang Daqian’s favorite students, and often received his works as gifts.