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    Sale 2606

    Fine Chinese Modern Paintings

    26 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 825

    REN YI (1840-1896)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    REN YI (1840-1896)
    Zhong Kui
    Hanging scroll, ink and colour on paper
    131 x 64.3 cm. (51 1/2 x 25 1/4 in.)
    Inscribed and signed, with three seals of the artist
    Dated summer, fifth month, guisi year of the Guangxu era (1893)
    One collector's seal
    Titleslip by Zhang Shiyuan (1898-1959)


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    US$77,400-103,200

    Literature

    Ren Bonian Yanjiu (Study of Ren Bonian), Renmin Fine Arts Publishing House, Tianjin, 1982, p.102.


    Exhibited

    Art Center of the City, Offenburg, "Chinesische Malerei der Gegenwart 1968.
    Art Center of the City, Berlin Wedding, "Chinesische Malerei der Gegenwart", September 3 - October 7 1974, No.3.