• Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 473

    Two Chinese erotic paintings

    LATE QING DYNASTY

    Price Realised  

    Two Chinese erotic paintings
    Late Qing dynasty
    Ink and colour on silk, depicting amorous couples, the first in an outdoor settting, the second by a screen in an interior
    19.6 x 10.2 cm.; 27.5 x 21 cm. (2)


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    Literature

    The first painting illustrated in Bertholet, Dreams of Spring: Erotic Art in China from the Bertholet Collection, p. 40