1 July 2008,
Price realised GBP 169,250
GBP 75,000 - GBP 95,000
Zeng Fanzhi (b. 1964)
signed in English and Chinese and dated '2000 Zeng Fanzhi' (lower right)
oil on canvas
27 5/8 x 19¾in. (70 x 50cm.)
Painted in 2000
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Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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