• Post-War and Contemporary Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 1107

    Post-War and Contemporary Art (Day Auction)

    14 February 2013, London, King Street

  • Lot 182

    Zao Wou-Ki (b. 1921)


    Price Realised  


    Zao Wou-Ki (b. 1921)
    signed in Chinese and Pinyin 'ZAO' (lower right); signed and dated 'ZAO WOU. KI 4.2.88' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    21½ x 25 5/8in. (54.5 x 65cm.)
    Painted in 1988

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    This work is registered in the Zao Wou-Ki Archives and will be included in the forthcoming Zao Wou-Ki Catalogue Raisonné, being prepared by Françoise Marquet and Yann Hendgen.

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    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 20% on the buyer's premium.


    Galerie Jan Krugier, Geneva.
    Private Collection, Switzerland.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Geneva, Galerie Jan Krugier, Zao Wou-ki, 1988, no. 12.