XIE ZHILIU (1910-1997)
LOTS 1965-2003 IMPORTANT PAINTINGS FROM SINGAPOREAN COLLECTOR CHEN XIANLIAO The Singaporean collector Mr. Chen Xianliao originally came from Fujian. His grandfather immigrated to Singapore and managed a palm tree business. His family also owned the Shobang building in Singapore's commercial district. Besides his business ventures, Mr. Chen was very interested in traditional Chinese culture, evident in his collection of Chinese calligraphy, paintings and painted fans. Many Chinese painters held exhibitions in Singapore, due to its vicinity with China, among them were painters from the Lingnan School of Painting such as Zhao Shao'ang, Yang Shanshen, Guan Shanyue, Li Xiongcai, and Rong Shushi, who regularly exhibited there. Mr. Chen was known for his hospitality, especially to Chinese painters; he especially maintained a strong relationship with Yang Shanshen. Beside his magnificent collection of Yang Shanshen works, Mr. Chen also owned several masterpieces by Zhao Shao'ang and other well-known painters.
XIE ZHILIU (1910-1997)

Bird on Prunus Branch

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XIE ZHILIU (1910-1997)
Bird on Prunus Branch
Inscribed with a poem and signed, with two seals of the artist
Dated second month, bingsxu year (1946)
Dedicated to Zhongzhan
Hanging scroll, ink and colour on paper
39 x 46 cm. (15 3/8 x 18 1/8 in.)
20th Century

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