PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE SINGAPOREAN COLLECTOR
Steve Lu was a student of Pu Ru and an avid supporter of Chinese arts and culture. Having studied at the Central University of Nanjing, Lu is a seal carver by trade, having created seals for Yu Youren and Zhang Daqian. Lu was also skilled in geomancy and calligraphy. Lu also founded Cathay Antique and Arts in 1950, and was a patron for the Exhibition of Paintings of Chang Dai-Chien in March 1963 held at the Victoria Theatre and Memorial Hall in Singapore.