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    Sale 12169

    Fine Chinese Paintings

    16 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 847

    ZHANG SHUQI (1899-1956)

    Bird on Blossoms

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    Estimate

    ZHANG SHUQI (1899-1956)
    Bird on Blossoms
    Scroll, mounted for framing, ink and color on silk
    11 3/8 x 16 1/8 in. (28.9 x 41 cm.)
    Signed, with one seal of the artist


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    Lots 846 and 847 were acquired by the owner’s family directly from the artist from an exhibition organized in Los Angeles in 1941 to raise funds for China Relief during the Second Sino-Japanese War.

    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist.


    Exhibited

    Siesta Club, Los Angeles, Exhibition of Water Colors. First of a Series of Exhibits in the United States by Professor Chang Shu-chi, November 16, 1941, no. 59.