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    Sale 2623

    Dowager Empress Cixi: Elegance of the Late Qing

    3 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2242

    TANG SHISHU (1831-1903)

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    TANG SHISHU (1831-1903)
    FLOWERS

    A set of four scrolls, mounted and framed, ink and colour on silk
    13 3/8 10 7/8 in. (34 x 27.7 cm.)
    Each with one seal of the artist (4)


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    The artist, Tang Shishu (1831-1903), a native of Jiangsu province, was an accomplished painter of flowers who painted in the style of Yun Shouping. In the 20th year of Guangxu (1894), Tang Shishu submitted a set of his flower paintings to the Dowager Empress Cixi for her appreciation.

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN