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    Sale 2603

    Chinese 20th Century Art (Evening Sale)

    24 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 202

    ZAO WOU-KI

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    ZAO WOU-KI
    (ZHAO WUJI, Born in 1920)
    25-5-62
    signed, titled, dated and inscribed 'Wou-Ki Zao; Zao Wou-Ki; 25.5.62; 200 x 162' in Chinese & Pinyin (lower right & on reverse)
    oil on canvas
    200 x 162 cm. (78 1/4 x 63 3/4 in.)
    Painted in 1962


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    Provenance

    Kootz Gallery, New York, USA
    Christie's Taipei, 14 October, 2001, Lot 36
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Literature

    Jean Leymarie, Zao Wou-Ki, Ediciones Poligrafa, Barcelona, Spain. Documentation by Francoise Marquet, 1978, plate 307.
    Jean Leymarie, Zao Wou-Ki, Ediciones Poligrafa, Barcelona, Spain. Documentation by Francoise Marquet, 1986, plate 339.


    Exhibited

    New York, UAS, Kootz Gallery, 1962.