Lot 21. Zao Wou-Ki (1921 - 2013), 5.6.66, signed, signed in Chinese; signed, titled on the reverse , oil on canvas, 46 x 55 cm; 18 1/8 x 21 5/8 in. Executed in 1966. Estimate €500,000 - €700,000. Courtesy Sotheby's.
The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Fondation Zao Wou-Ki. The work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné currently being prepared by Françoise Marquet and Yann Hendgen. It is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
Provenance: Galerie de France, Paris
Private Collection, Paris (acquired in 1967)
Thence by descent to the present owner
Exhibited: Paris, Galerie de France, Zao Wou-Ki, Peintures et Aquarelles, 1967; catalogue, np.
Sotheby's. Art Contemporain - Evening Sale, Paris, 05 Jun 2019, 07:00 PM