LI RUIQING (1867-1920)
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.
LI RUIQING (1867-1920)

Calligraphy

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LI RUIQING (1867-1920)
Calligraphy
Inscribed and signed, with three seals of the artist
Dated eighth month, jiwei year (1919)
Dedicated to Taici
Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on paper
80 x 36.5 cm. (31 1/2 x 14 3/8 in.)
20th Century
Sale room notice
Please note that the format for this painting is scroll, mounted and framed instead of hanging scroll as stated in the catalogue.

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