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    Sale 2620

    Fine Chinese Classical Paintings and Calligraphy

    2 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1951

    SHEN ZHOU (1427-1509)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    SHEN ZHOU (1427-1509)
    Flowers and Calligraphy
    Handscroll, ink on paper
    27 x 764 cm. (10 5/8 x 301 in.)
    Inscribed at the age of eighty-one, signed with two seals
    Colophons by Wang Xideng (1535-1612), Zhou Tianqiu (1514-1595) and others
    Twenty three collectors' seals including three of Gao Shiqi (1645-1703), four of Lu Shihua (1714-1779), seven of Lu Yuqing (18-19th century), one of Gu Wenbin (1811-1889) and two of He Guanwu (19-20th century)
    Frontispiece by Lu Yuqing with three seals
    Titleslip by Wu Zishen (1893-1972) with two seals


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    US$64,500-77,400

    Literature

    Gao Shiqi ed. Jiang Cun Xiao Xia Lu, Vol. 3 see Zhong Guo Shu Hua Quan Shu, Vol. 7, Shanghai Publication House, 1994, p.1036
    Gao Shiqi ed. Jiang Cun Shu Hua Mu, Flowers, see Zhong Guo Shu Hua Quan Shu, Vol. 7, Shanghai Publication House, 1994, p. 1072
    Lu Shihua ed. Wu Yue Zuo Jian Shu Hua Lu, see Zhong Guo Shu Hua Quan Shu, Vol. 8, Shanghai Publication House, 1994, p. 1003
    Gu Linshi ed. Guo Yun Lou Xu Shu Hua Ji, Paintings 2, Jiangsu Guji Publication House, 1999, p.33