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    Sale 2631

    Asian Contemporary Sale (Day Sale)

    1 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1180

    YUAN ZHENGYANG

    Price Realised  

    YUAN ZHENGYANG
    (Born in 1955)
    Mei Lanfang in Beijing
    oil on canvas
    96 x 76 cm. (37 3/4 x 30 in.)
    Painted in 2006


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please kindly note that the work title for Lot 1180 should be Mei Lanfang in Beijing . The work is painted in 2006, not 2005 as stated in the catalogue. The work is signed, titled and dated 'Yang Zhengyang; Mei Lanfang in Beijing; 2006' in Chinese & Pinyin (lower left & on reverse).

    Mei Langfang (1894 - 1961) was one of the most famous Beijing or Peking opera artists in Chinese Modern History, exclusively acclaimed for his qingyi stage performance - a type of feminine role.