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    Sale 2708

    Fine Chinese Modern Paintings

    25 May 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 717

    XU BEIHONG (1895-1953)

    Price Realised  

    XU BEIHONG (1895-1953)
    Bamboo, Rock and Birds
    Hanging scroll, ink and colour on paper
    139.2 x 53.5 cm x (54 3/4 x 21 1/8 in.)
    Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist
    Dedicated to Cuiming
    Dated wuyin year (1938)
    note:
    The painting was dedicated to Cuiming.
    Zhang Cuiming was the late grandmother of the current owner of this painting. It was acquired from an exhibition of Xu Beihongs paintings in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 1938. The exhibition was dedicated to fundraising for war efforts at that time in China.


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