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ZAO WOU-KI
(ZHAO WUJI, French/Chinese, 1920-2013)
ZAO WOU-KI (ZHAO WUJI, French/Chinese, 1920-2013)

Les Grandes Baigneuses (The Big Bathers); Les Petits Bateaux (The Small Ships); Two Trees; & Entre Deux Villes (Between Two Villages)

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ZAO WOU-KI
(ZHAO WUJI, French/Chinese, 1920-2013)
Les Grandes Baigneuses (The Big Bathers); Les Petits Bateaux (The Small Ships); Two Trees; & Entre Deux Villes (Between Two Villages)
signed 'Wou-ki ZAO' in Chinese & Pinyin; dated '53; 53; 55; 55'; numbered '44/95; 185/200; 50/60; Eprevue d'artiste' (lower edge of each, respectively); inscribed 'Pour M & Mme Fred F. Feldman' (on one) edition 44/95; 185/200; 50/60; A.P.
four lithographs
44 x 58.5 cm. (17 3/8 x 23 in.); 19 x 16 cm. (7 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.); 50 x 65.5 cm. (19 3/4 x 25 3/4 in.); 48 x 62.5 cm. (18 7/8 x 24 5/8 in.) (4)
Executed in 1953 & 1955 (4)
Provenance
Les Grandes Baigneuses (The Big Bathers): Bonhams & Butterfields, November 16 2009, Lot 3280
Literature
Yves Rivière ed., Arts et Metiers Graphiques, Zao Wou-ki: Les estampes 1937-1974, Paris, France, 1975 (different edition illustrated in black & white, plate 85, 86, 99, 97, pp. 53, 54, 61, 59).
Edition Heede & Moestrup, Zao Wou-ki: The Graphic Work, A Catalogue Raisonné 1937-1995, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1994 (illustrated, plate 83, 84, 96, 94, pp. 59, 60, 96, 94).

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