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    Sale 2381

    Chinese 20th Century Art

    25 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 211

    ZAO WOU-KI (ZHAO WUJI, Born in 1920)

    Price Realised  

    ZAO WOU-KI (ZHAO WUJI, Born in 1920)
    Et la terre était sans forme

    signed, titled and dated 'Zao Wou-ki; Et la Terre était sans forme; 56-57; 1956-1957' in Chinese, Pinyin & French (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    200 x 160 cm. (78¾ x 63 in.)
    Painted in 1956-1957


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    Provenance

    Galerie de France, Paris, France in 1950s


    Literature

    Jean Leymarie, Zao Wou-Ki, Ediciones Poligrafa, Barcelona, Spain. Documentation by Francoise Marquet, 1978, plate 57.

    Jean Leymarie, Zao Wou-Ki, Ediciones Poligrafa, Barcelona, Spain. Documentation by Francoise Marquet, 1986, p. 103. (illustrated)