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    Sale 2605

    Asian Contemporary Art (Day Sale)

    25 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 483

    HONG LEI

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    HONG LEI
    (Born in 1960)
    Bird & Flower Series (After Ma Lin's Fragrance with Sparse Shadow, Song Dynasty; After Zhao Ji's Loquat and Birds, Song Dynasty & After Wu Bing's Lotus from the Water, Song Dynasty)
    signed, edition, titled and dated 'Hong Lei; 1998; 1999; Bird & Flower Series After Ma Lin's Fragrance with Sparse Shadow, Song Dynasty; After Zhao Ji's Loquat and Birds, Song Dynasty & After Wu Bing's Lotus from the Water, Song Dynasty; 2/10; 4/10; 7/10'
    three chromogenic prints
    81 x 81 cm. (32 x 32 in.) x 3 pieces
    edition 2/10; 4/10 & 7/10
    Painted in 1999 & 1998


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that Lot 483 has been exhibited in:

    Shanghai, China, Zhu Qizhan Art Museum, Ain't Here Photographys by Hong Lei, 17 March - 12 April, 2006.


    Literature

    Ain't There Photographs by Hong Hei, exh. cat. Zhu Qizhan Art Museum, Shanghai, China, 2006, pp. 35, 37 & 39. (different edition illustrated)

    The Room with a View, Beautiful & Tragic: Photograph Works of Honglei 1996-2000, Shanghai, China, p. 30, 31 & 32. (illustrated)


    Exhibited

    Shanghai, China, Zhu Qizhan Art Museum, Ain't There Photographs by Hong Lei, 17 March - 12 April, 2006.