28 May 2010
LIU GUOSONG (BORN 1932)
Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper
86.3 x 56.2 cm. (34 x 22 1/8 in.)
Signed, with one seal of the artist
Present collector acquired directly from the artist.
The owners of this painting live in the United States and obtained the work from the artist directly. In 1965 when Liu Guosong traveled to Los Angeles to participate in a very successful exhibition, he visited the present owners in Detroit and gave the painting to them.
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