Zhan Wang (B. 1962), Artificial Rock Series N°29.  Photo: Sotheby's

incised in Chinese, dated 2004 and numbered 4/4 ; stainless steel; 220 (H) by 129 by 70 cm.; 86 5/8 (H) by 50 3/4 by 27 1/2 in. ESTIMATE 1,800,000-2,200,000 HKD

PROVENANCE: The Estella Collection, USA

Sotheby's Hong Kong, 9 April, 2008, lot 1190

Acquired by the present owner from the above sale

EXHIBITED: Denmark, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Made in China: Works from the Estella Collection, March - August 2007, fig. 100

Israel, Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, Made in China: Contemporary Chinese Art at the Israel Museum, SeptemberIsrael, Jerusalem,  2007 - March 2008

LITERATURE: Zhan Wang, The New Suyuan Stone Catalogue, SDX Joint Publishing Company, Beijing, China, 2008, p. 70

Zhan Wang: Flowers in the Mirror, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong, China, 2007, p. 74

Melissa Chiu, Chinese Contemporary Art: 7 Things You Should Know, AW Asia, New York, USA, 2009, p. 75

Zhan Wang: The New Suyuan Stone Catalogue, Edizioni Charta, Milan, Italy, 2011, p. 46


Zhan Wang (B. 1962), Artificial Rock Series. Photo: Sotheby's

incised in Chinese, numbered 3/4 and dated 2005; stainless steel; 64 (H) by 48 by 25.5 cm.; 25 1/4 (H) by 18 7/8 by 10 in. ESTIMATE 600,000-800,000 HKD

PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Europe

NOTE: This work is accompanied with a stand.

Sotheby's. Contempory Asian Art. Hong Kong. 3 october 2011 www.sothebys.com