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    Sale 2632

    Important Chinese Classical Paintings: Property of the Ping Y Tai Foundation

    2 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1742

    LU ZHI (1496-1576)

    Price Realised  

    LU ZHI (1496-1576)
    Green Peonies
    Hanging scroll, ink and colour on paper
    162.5 x 37 cm. (64 x 14 1/2 in.)
    Inscribed with a poem and signed by the artist
    Two seals of the artist
    Three colophons on the painting consisting of poems by three good friends of the artist: Wang Shizhen (1526-1590) with one seal, Wang Shimao (1536-1588) with one seal, and Huang Jishui (1509-1574) with one seal
    Eighteen collectors' seals, including ten of Geng Zhaozhong (1640-1687) and his son Geng Jizuo (late 17th-early 18th century), four of He Guanwu (20th century) and four others


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    US$193,600 - 309,700

    Literature

    Wang Keyu, Shan Hu Wang, reprinted by Cheng Du Ancient Book Store, vol. 17, p. 12.
    Wang Yuanqi, ed., Pei Wen Zhai Shu Hua Pu, reprinted by Beijing Book Store, vol. 100, p. 41.
    Bian Yongyu, Shigutang Shu Hua Hui Kao, completed 1682, vol. 29, p. 28.
    Gu Wenbin, Guo Yun Lou Shu Hua Ji, ("Paintings and Calligraphy of Guo Yun Lou Collection"), reprinted 1971, vol. 5, p. 5.
    Sun Zhutong, Xu Jing Zhai Ming Hua Ji, 1934 (illustrated)