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    Sale 2607

    Fine Chinese Classical Paintings and Calligraphy

    26 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1239

    SHITAO (1642-1707)

    Price Realised  

    SHITAO (1642-1707)
    Floral Album
    Album of ten leaves, ink and colour on paper
    37.5 x 25 cm. (14 3/4 x 9 7/8 in.)
    Inscribed and signed, with seventeen seals of the artist
    Frontispiece by Xu Shiying (1872-1964)
    Titleslip by Zeng Xi (1861-1930)
    Five collectors' seals including two of Kong Guangtao (1832-1890)and four of Zhang Daqian (1899-1983)
    Inscribed on the wooden box by Qian Shoutie (1896-1967)


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    US$516,100-645,200

    Literature

    Master Paintings by the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties, Nihon Otsuka Kogeisha, Japan, Showa sixth year (1932), p.226