• Fine Chinese Modern Paintings auction at Christies

    Sale 2727

    Fine Chinese Modern Paintings

    29 November 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 645

    YU YOUREN (1879-1964)

    Price Realised  

    YU YOUREN (1879-1964)
    Calligraphy
    Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on paper
    71.5 x 35.5 cm. (28 1/8 x 14 in.)
    Inscribed with a poem and signed, with one seal of the artist

    This piece of calligraphy originates from Yuediao, Tian Jingsha. In October 1941, while Yu Youren was on an expedition in northwest China, he traveled around Xinglong Mountain in Yuzhong county, Gansu province. This sentence from the poem Yuediao, Tian Jingsha was inscribed while looking at the tomb of Genghis Khan and his belongings during his expedition to the West.


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