28 April 2004
ERNEST MARTIN HENNINGS (1886-1956)
unique color monotype, signed and titled in pencil, with wide margins, pale time staining and minor surface soiling, a 1¼ x ¾-in. loss at the left margin edge (not affecting the image), old hinge remains at the reverse of the margin corners, otherwise generally in good condition, framed--and Portrait of a Young Girl, lithograph, with wide margins, pale time staining and minor surface soiling, areas of staining along the left quadrant of the work, pin holes in the upper left and right corners, adhered to the overmat along the upper margin edge, generally in good condition, framed--and three black and white photographs of the artist at work, 1928--and various other Hennings family photographs and papers
I. 10 x 10 in. (254 x 254 mm.)
S. 15 3/8 x 14 3/8 in. (390.7 x 365.3 mm.); and
L. 9½ x 8½ in. (241 x 216 mm.)
S. 14 1/8 x 11 3/8 in. (359 x 289 mm.) (6)
Marie Hennings, sister of the artist.
Estate of June Nilson, daughter of the above.
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In conversation with the Korean-American artist, whose recent painting The Evolution of Perception will be offered at Christie’s in Hong Kong on 25 November
As this 1,000-year-old Ru tea bowl comes to auction in Hong Kong, we look at the evolution of the grey-green ware from Yue to Yaozhou to Ru