Lot 292. Qi Baishi (1864-1957), Basket with Grapes and some Persimons, China, dated 1955. Estimate 40.000/60.000 €. Lot sold 140.000 €. Courtesy Nagel
Hanging scroll, 96 x 29 cm, ink and colors on paper. Signature by the artist: "The ninety five years old man Baishi." One seal of the artist: "Baishi". Inscription on the title label at the outside of the scroll: 'For comrade Alabofu, presented by the Publishing Department of the Society of Chinese Musicians'. Very minor traces of age.
Provenance: Property from an European private collection, former collection Boris Alexandrovich Arapov (1905-1992), Russian Composer and teaching in China at the CCOM in 1958, working in China from 1955-1956.