4 February 2004
Property belonging to the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. Porter Trust Estate
Zao Wou-Ki (b. 1921)
signed in chinese and dated '57' (lower right); signed, titled and dated 'Deep Water ZAO WOU-KI 1957' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
19¾ x 39¼in. (50.2 x 99.7cm.)
Painted in 1957
Kootz Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1960.
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