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    Sale 12551

    Fine Chinese Modern Paintings

    31 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 1457

    ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983)

    Fish and Willow

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    ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983)
    Fish and Willow
    Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper
    90.5 x 45 cm. (35 5/8 x 17 ¾ in.)
    Entitled, inscribed, and signed, with three seals of the artist, and one dated seal of renxu year (1982)
    Dated renxu year (1982)
    Dedicated to Jianmin

    NOTE:
    The recipient of the painting is Chen Jianmin (1919-1990), known as the father of Sichuan cuisine in Japan. Born in Sichuan, Chen worked as Zhang Daqian’s personal chef until he later emigrated to Japan in 1952 and founded Shisen Hanten in Tokyo. A selection of paintings from the collection was sold in our saleroom in Spring 2008 (Fine Chinese Modern Paintings, Lots 885 – 891).


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