18 March 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 68,500
Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 100,000
SHEN ZHOU (1427-1509)
Scholar Crossing the Bridge of a Mountain Retreat
Handscroll; ink and color on paper
11 3/8 x 58¼ in. (28.9 x 148 cm.)
Inscribed with a poetic commentary and signed by the artist, with one seal
Colophons by Wang Fengnian (Ming dynasty), Yu Yunwen (1512-1579), Wang Shizhen (1526-1590), Wang Shimao (1536-1588), and He Daoguang
Sixteen collectors' seals
Frontispiece by Chen Liu (1508-1581), a scholar-official from Suzhou who was an able poet and calligrapher, with two seals.
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