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Lot 261. Xu Beihong (1895-1953), Horse, 1944. Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, with an artist's inscription reading jiashen zhong chun (1944, middle spring) and signed Beihong, with one artist's seal reading Donghai Wang Sun. 24 3/4 x 19 3/4in (60.8 x 50.1cm). Estimate: 50,000-70,000 USDSold for US$ 225,000 (€ 192,488)© Bonhams 2001-2018

ProvenanceAcquired in Beijing in 1946-7 by Dr. Marshall C Balfour (1896-1976), head of the Rockfeller Foundation's Far East office, thereafter by descent.

Bonhams. CHINESE WORKS OF ART AND PAINTINGS, 10 Sep 2018, NEW YORK