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    Sale 2632

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

    2 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1731

    YAN HUI (ACTIVE LATE 13th-EARLY 14th CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    YAN HUI (ACTIVE LATE 13th-EARLY 14th CENTURY)
    Zhong Kui's Hunting Procession
    Handscroll, ink on paper
    27.5 x 446 cm. (10 7/8 x 175 5/8 in.)
    One seal of the artist

    Nineteen colophons by 14th-15th century authors, including one by Chen Yong, dated 1358 and stating that the painting was made by Yan Hui and was owned and mounted by Chen Yong's father; a signed poem by Jin Chuan, with five seals; a signed poem by Jie Wen; and colophons by Huang Yuanji, with three seals; Chen Jiong; Yun Shi; Chen Yan; Ye Yan; and others
    Eighteen collectors' seals, including four of Zhang Heng (1915-1963) and twelve of Tan Jing (1911-1991)


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    US$967,800 - 1,096,800

    Literature

    PUBLISHED:
    Zhang Heng, ed., Notes on Appreciating Paintings and Calligraphy of the Mu Yan Studio, Paintings II, Wenwu Publication House, 2000, pp.271-286
    LITERATURE:
    Zhang Heng, ed., The Yunhui Zhai Collection: Famous Chinese paintings since the Tang and Song Dynasties, pp. 14-27.
    Siren, Osvald, Chinese Painting: Leading Masters and Principles, London, 1956-58, vol VII, p. 144.
    Zhongguo gudai huihua xuanji (A Selection of Classical Chinese Paintings), Beijing, 1963, p. 56.
    Cahill, James, An Index of Early Chinese Painters and Paintings: Tang, Sung, Yuan, Berkeley, 1980, p. 359.
    Stephen Little, "The Demon Queller and the Art of Qiu Ying," Artibus Asiae, vol. XLVI 1-2, pp. 33-35.