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    Sale 2604

    Chinese 20th Century Art (Day Sale)

    25 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 225

    ZAO WOU-KI

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    ZAO WOU-KI
    (ZHAO WUJI, Born in 1920)
    21-2-72
    signed, titled and dated 'Wou-Ki Zao; Zao Wou-Ki; 21-2-72' in Chinese & Pinyin (lower right & on reverse)
    oil on canvas
    81 x 100 cm. (32 x 39 1/8 in.)
    Painted in 1972


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner in Paris in the 1970s
    Private Collection, New York, USA


    Literature

    Artist Publishing Co., Portrait of Zao Wou-Ki, Taipei, Taiwan, 1993, p. 72. (illustrated)
    Jean Leymarie, Zao Wou-Ki, Ediciones Poligrafa, Barcelona, Spain. Documentation by Francoise Marquet, 1978, plate 175.