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    Sale 2632

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

    2 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1751

    WEN ZHENGMING (1470-1559)

    Price Realised  

    WEN ZHENGMING (1470-1559)
    The Lanting Literati Gathering
    Handscroll, ink and colour on silk
    Painting portion measures 30.5 x 624 cm (12 x 244 in.)
    Calligrahy portion measures 30 x 146 cm (11 3/4 x 57 1/2 in.)
    Inscribed and signed at the end of the painting by Wen Zhengming with one seal
    Dated tenth month, dingsi year of the Jiajing era (1557)
    Transcription of Lanting Xu in running script, signed, with three seals of the artist
    Dated eighth month, wuwu year (1558)
    Eleven collectors' seals, including eight of Xiang Yuanbian (1525-1590)


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    US$387,100 - 645,200