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    Sale 12551

    Fine Chinese Modern Paintings

    31 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 1452

    YU YOUREN (1879-1964)

    Calligraphic Couplet in Running Script

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    YU YOUREN (1879-1964)
    Calligraphic Couplet in Running Script
    A pair of hanging scrolls, ink on paper
    Each scroll measures 79 x 17.5 cm. (31 1/8 x 6 7/8 in.)
    Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist
    One collector’s seal of Liu Muzeng (1904-1957)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    FROM THE COLLECTION OF LIU MUZENG
    Liu Muzeng (1904-1957), born in Hunan Province, studied under Kang Youwei (1858-1927). Later, he joined the Nationalist Revolutionary Army, climbed to the ranks of Lieutenant General and participated in the Second Sino-Japanese War. He was also responsible for founding the Military Law School. In 1949, he moved to Taiwan and worked as Taiwan Provincial Government chief secretary.