PROPERTY FORMERLY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DONG BAIXUN This collection of paintings (lots 842-844) belonged to the collection of Dong Baixun (1912-1994), who was a representative of the National General Assembly during the Republic period. In 1951, Dong Baixun moved to Taiwan, where he eventually became a professor at the National Tsing Hua University. Later, he was appointed a member of the Constitutional Government Discussion and Planning Committee, where he was an integral part of talks concerning politics and education. As an aficionado of poetry and calligraphy, Dong Baixun was acquainted with many artists, including Yu Youren.
LU ZISHU (1900-1978)
LU ZISHU (1900-1978) Autumn Landscape
Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on paper
36 7/8 x 16 in. (93.8 x 40.6 cm.)
Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist
Dated fourth month, ninth day, wuchen year (1928)
Born in Guangdong, Lu Zishu (1900-1978) was an expert in appraising artworks and in landscape painting. He studied in the style of the Four Wangs of the Qing Dynasty and often traveled to find inspiration for his paintings.