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    Sale 12551

    Fine Chinese Modern Paintings

    31 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 1284

    WANG ZHEN (1867-1938)

    Amitayus Buddha

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    WANG ZHEN (1867-1938)
    Amitayus Buddha
    Hanging scroll, ink on gold-flecked paper
    46 x 28.5 cm. (18 1/8 x 11 ¼ in.)
    Inscribed and signed, with three seals of the artist
    Dated spring, guihai year (1923)
    Further inscribed and signed by Wu Weijia, with three seals
    Dated fourth month, seventh day, yisi year (1965)
    Titleslip inscribed and signed by Wu Weijia, with one seal


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the title should be LOTS 1284-1288 PROPERTY FORMERLY FROM THE COLLECTION OF YI ZHAI.
    請注意:拍品1284-1288皆為儀齋舊藏。


    Pre-Lot Text

    LOTS 1284 1288
    PROPERTY FORMERLY FROM THE COLLECTION OF YI ZHAI
    Wu Weijia, of Macanese descent, studio name Yi Zhai, owner of Taixing Bank, came from a well-to-do family. An avid collector, Wu was particularly fond of Lingnan artists.