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    Sale 12551

    Fine Chinese Modern Paintings

    31 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 1508

    ZHANG SHANZI (1882-1940)

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    ZHANG SHANZI (1882-1940)
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    Scrolls, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper
    131.2 x 65 cm. (51 5/8 x 25 ½ in.)
    Inscribed with a poem and signed, with three seals of the artist
    Dated autumn, seventh month, xinwei year (1931)
    One collector’s seal of Zhang Chiliang
    One collector’s seal of Li Bowen

    NOTE:
    Zhang Chiliang was a Hong Kong paintings dealer in the 1960’s. He was friends with Zhang Daqian and Pu Ru, and amassed a large collection of their paintings, many of which were dispersed in the 1990’s.
    Li Bowen was a noted Hong Kong collector of Chinese paintings.


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the format in Chinese should be Scroll, mounted and framed.
    請注意:此作品裝裱形式應為鏡框。


    Pre-Lot Text

    LOT 1508-1510
    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF A MALAYSIAN CHINESE PHYSICIAN