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    Sale 2632

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

    2 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1728

    WEN JIA (1501-1583)

    Price Realised  

    WEN JIA (1501-1583)
    Zhong Kui in the Wintry Grove
    Hanging scroll, ink on paper
    120.5 x 41.8 cm. (47 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)
    Inscribed with a poem and signed by the artist
    Two seals of the artist
    Five collectors' seals: two on the painting, including one of Zhang Heng (1914-1963) and two on the mounting
    Dated wushen year of the Jiajing era (1548)


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    US$77,500 - 103,300

    Literature

    Stephen Little,"The Demon Queller and the Art of Qiu Ying", Arttibus Asiae,vol.XLVI 1-2, fig.21.