Lot 1035. Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien) 1899-1983, Ode to the Red Cliff after Kuncan, with two seals of the artist, zhang yuan, shu ke, signed Yuan, inscribed with a poem, with two seals of the artist, ding wei, da qian wei yin da nian. With two other seals of the artist, ji hai ji si wu yin xin you, da qian hao fa, ink and color on silk, framed, 56.5 by 93.3 cm. 22 1/4 by 36 3/4 in. Estimate 280,000 — 380,000 USD. Lot sold 400,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's
Note: This collection was assembled diligently by the owner in Hong Kong and Taiwan during the second half of the 20th Century, they were then brought to the US. We can tell that the collector's extraordinary artistic aesthetic and deep knowledge about Chinese art through this nice collection of paintings.