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    Sale 2632

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

    2 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1790

    SHITAO (1642-1707)

    Price Realised  

    SHITAO (1642-1707)
    Plum Blossoms and Bamboo
    Hanging scroll, ink on paper
    128.4 x 46 cm. (50 1/2 x 18 1/8 in.)
    Inscribed with a long poem and signed by the artist
    Five seals of the artist
    Dated gengchen year (1700)
    Dedicated to Kuang Zhai (Min Changhong)
    Nine collectors' seals, including one of Wang Shiyuan (?-1921), two of Jing Qirui (19th Century), two of He Guanwu (19th-20th Century) and one of Wang Jiqian (C.C. Wang 1907-2003)


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    US$451,700 - 580,700

    Literature

    Omura Seigai, Chugoku miega shu ("Collection of Famous Chinese Paintings"), Tokao: Rubunsho Kyoku, 1945, Vol. 7
    Hay, Jonathan. Shitao: Painting and Modernity in Early Qing China. London: Cambridge University Press, 2001, p. 355, note 9.