16 March 2016,
Price realised USD 221,000
USD 250,000 - USD 350,000
HUANG YONGYU (BORN 1924)
Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and color on paper
39 ½ x 108 in. (101 x 274 cm.)
Entitled, inscribed and signed, with three seals of the artist
Dated summer, jiwei year (1979)
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Acquired in Hong Kong in the 1980s.
The Robert H. Ellsworth Collection.
The medium of this painting is ink and color on paper, not ink on paper.
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