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    Sale 2706

    Chinese 20th Century Art (Day Sale)

    25 May 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 974

    ZAO WOU-KI

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    ZAO WOU-KI
    (ZHAO WUJI, b. 1920)
    Illuminations
    inscribed 'Pour Abe Lublin Teramicalement Paris' in French; signed 'Wou-Ki Zao' in Chinese & Pinyin; dated '1968' (front page); signed 'Wou-Ki Zao' in Chinese & Pinyin (back page)
    eight etchings with aquatint in book edition
    prints: 26 x 23.5 cm. (10 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.) x 2 pieces; 31 x 23.3 cm. (12 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.) x 6 pieces
    edition 24/200
    Executed in 1967
    Written by Arthur Rimbaud
    Printed by Atelier Lacouriere et Frelaut, Paris
    Published by Le Club Francais du Livre, Paris (8)


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    Literature

    Arts et Metiers Graphiques, Zao Wou-Ki Les estampes 1937-1974, Paris, France, 1975 (illustrated in black and white, plate 175-182, pp. 98-100).
    Edition Heede & Moestrup, Zao Wou-Ki: The Graphic Work, A Catalogue Raisonne 1937-1995, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1994 (illustrated, plate 174-181).