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    Sale 12551

    Fine Chinese Modern Paintings

    31 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 1274

    XU BEIHONG (1895-1953)

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    XU BEIHONG (1895-1953)
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    Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on paper
    23.8 × 15 cm. (9 3/8 × 5 7/8 in.)
    Signed, with one seal of the artist


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    Pre-Lot Text

    LOTS 1271 1276
    PROPERTY FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF MONK FA YIN
    This collection of quaint Xu Beihong works come from the former collection of Monk Fa Yin. Fa Yin, originally Han Qiguang, is the nephew of renowned ceramics specialist and historian, Han Huaizhen (Ha Wai Toon, 1892-1970). In his youth, Fa Yin followed his uncle to Singapore and studied Chinese paintings. Due to his uncle’s close friendship with artists such as Xu Beihong, Fa Yin’s collection included works from Xu Beihong, Liu Haisu, Zhao Shao’ang, and Yu Youren.