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    Sale 2703

    Asian Contemporary Art and Chinese 20th Century Art (Evening Sale)

    24 May 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 529

    ZAO WOU-KI

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    ZAO WOU-KI
    (ZHAO WUJI, b. 1921)
    Vent et Poussière (Wind and Dust)
    signed and dated 'Zao Wouki 57' in Chinese & Pinyin (lower right); signed, titled and dated 'Vent et Poussiére Zao Wou-Ki 1957' in French & Pinyin (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    128.6 x 95.7 cm. (50 5/8 x 37 1/2 in.)
    Painted in 1957


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    Provenance

    Gift of G. David Thompson to Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University in 1961


    Pre-Lot Text

    SOLD FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE HARVARD ART MUSEUM ACQUISITION FUND


    Literature

    Jean Leymarie, Zao Wou-Ki, Ediciones Poligrafa S.A., Barcelona, Spain, Documentation by Francoise Marquet, 1978 (illustrated, plate 63, p. 111).


    Exhibited

    Pittsburgh, USA, Carnegie Institute, Carnegie International, 4 December, 1958 - February 8, 1959.