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    Sale 12551

    Fine Chinese Modern Paintings

    31 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 1359

    QI BAISHI (1863-1957)

    Shrimps and Crabs

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    QI BAISHI (1863-1957)
    Shrimps and Crabs
    Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on paper
    33 x 130 cm. (13 x 51 1/8 in.)
    Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist
    Dated spring, second month, guiyou year (1933)
    Dedicated to Song’an
    NOTE:
    Song’an is Li Song’an, a close friend of the artist in Hunan. Qi had stayed in Li’s home and copied paintings from Li’s family collection to improve his skills. They were both founding members of the Longshan Poetry Society.


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