25 November 2013
QIAN DU (1763-1844)
ink and colour on paper
20 x 27 cm. (7 7/8 x 10 5/8 in.)
Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist
Dated the first month, dinghai year (1827)
Dedicated to Wang Xianghu
Eleven colophons by contemporaries of the artist, one each by Liu Daguan (1753-1834), Wang Fengsheng (1776-1834), Yuan Tong, Chen Daolong (1787-1841), Wang Shi, Jiang Yujian, Jiang Yinpei, Liu Dunyuan, Shan Qi, Cao Maojian, and Wang Zhi'an, each signed and with a total of twenty seals
Three collectors' seals
Former collection of Jean-Pierre Dubosc (1903-1988), no. 334.Kaikodo, New York, 2006.
Lot 1050, 16 September 2010, Chinese Works of Art, Christie's New York.
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