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    Sale 2268

    Fine Chinese Art from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    18 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 341

    SHEN ZHOU (1427-1509)

    SCHOLAR CROSSING THE BRIDGE OF A MOUNTAIN RETREAT

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    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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    Provenance

    The Estate of C.T. Loo; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 10-11 October 1962, lot 410.