FANG ZHAOLIN (1914-2006)
FANG ZHAOLIN (1914-2006)


FANG ZHAOLIN (1914-2006)
Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and color on paper
Inscribed and signed by the artist, with one seal
Dated 1977
Further inscribed and signed by the artist, with one seal
18 x 40¼ in. (45.7 x 102 cm.)
Sotheby's Hong Kong, Fine Modern Chinese Paintings, 18 May 1989, lot 67.
"Portrait of a Collector", Orientations, July/August 1997, p.66.

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Fang Zhaolin was born in Wuxi, Jiangsu in 1914. She studied under such great masters as Qian Songyan (1898-1985), Chen Jiucun (1898-1975), Zhao Shao'ang (1904-1998), and Zhang Daqian (1899-1983). She studied Chinese literature and philosophy at the University of Hong Kong and at Oxford University. While in London, Fang experimented with oil painting and eventually incorporated Western techniques into her Chinese paintings.

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