Lot 979. Bada Shanren (1626-1705), Landscape. Hanging scroll, ink on satin, 180 x 48 cm. (70 7/8 x 18 7/8 in.). Signed, with two seals of the artist. Two collectors' seals including one of Li Shengyu (1829-1894). Inscription by Luo Zhenyu (1865-1940) inside wooden box, signed with one seal. Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - HKD 5,000,000. Price realised HKD 44,920,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014.
Provenance: PROPERTY OF AN ASIAN PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Literature: Paintings and Calligraphy by Bada Shanren, vol 1, People's Fine Arts Publishing House, 1981, page 210.
Chronology of Chinese Paintings, Landscape II, Shanghai People's Fine arts Publishing House, 1996, pl.194.