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SHEN ZHOU (1427-1509)
Planting Bamboo

Handscroll, ink on paper
24.5 x 98 cm. (9 5/8 x 38 5/8 in.)
Two seals of the artist
Colophon by Shen Zhou, signed with one seal
Calligraphy by Li Dongyang (1447-1516)
Colophons by Wang Xideng (1535-1612), Weng Fanggang (1733-1818), Fa Shishan (1753-1813), Wu Rongguang (1773-1843), Tang Jinzhao (1772-1856), Hu Bicheng (1868-1925)
Frontispiece and titleslip inscribed by Weng Fanggang
Signed, with a total of twenty-three seals of the artists
Forty-six collector’s seals including eight of Pei Jingfu (1854-1926), twelve of Tan Jing (1911-1991), four of Wang Nanping (1925-1985), one of He Guangwu (early 20th Century), one of Ye Menglong (1775-1832) and two of Wu Rongguang (1773-1843)
Property of Chen Rentao – Chinese Paintings from the King Kwei Collection
Pei Jingfu ed., Zhuang Tao Ge Shuhua Lu, Beijing Academy Press, 2006, pp.300-303.

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