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    Sale 12551

    Fine Chinese Modern Paintings

    31 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 1465

    ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983)

    Lady in the Style of Tang Yin

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    ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983)
    Lady in the Style of Tang Yin
    Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper
    132 x 56.2 cm. (52 x 22 1/8 in.)
    Inscribed and signed, with four seals of the artist
    Further inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist
    Dated twelfth month, wuzi year (1948)

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    Pre-Lot Text

    The recipient of this painting is Yung Ping (1907-1998), a well-known journalist and government official, who served as Deputy Head of the Central News Agency. He was an enthusiastic collector of modern Chinese paintings and calligraphy. In Hong Kong, he became acquainted with many artists from Hong Kong and Taiwan at the time, including Zhao Shao’ang, Pu Ru, Yu Youren, and Guan Shanyue, who dedicated their works to him. A selection of works from the same collection is available in our inaugural online sale, Exquisite Eye: Fine Chinese Paintings & Calligraphy.