17 September 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 37,500
Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000
LIU DAN (B. 1953)
Ink on paper
Inscribed with a lengthy poetic inscription discussing a recluse and his natural surroundings, followed by the date, Spring, Yi Mao year (corresponding to 1999) and the signature of the artist, with one seal of the artist: Liu Dan Yin; together with the subject of the painting, a ying scholar's rock, the black limestone with numerous slender seams of white calcite, the vertical form of irregular outline with an angular overhang and small perforation
Painting: 12 3/8 x 14 3/8 in. (31.3 x 36.4 cm.), mounted, framed and glazed
Rock: 9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) high, wood stand (2)
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Acquired from the artist in 1999.
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