17 novembre 2022

Masterpiece takes rare trip from Japan to Cincinnati

Gong Kai 龔開 (1222–1307), Noble Horse (Jungutu), Yuan dynasty (1279–1368), handscroll, ink on paper, Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts, Abe Collection CINCINNATI, OH.- An artwork that was part of the Qing dynasty’s (1644–1911) imperial collection in China will take a rare trip from its current home in Japan to the Cincinnati Art Museum.The Noble Horse, a handscroll work painted by the government official and painter Gong Kai (1222–1307) during the Yuan dynasty (1279–1368), will be featured during the second half of the... [Lire la suite]

16 novembre 2022

A painting of a court lady and lady-attendant, Probably Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) or earlier

Lot 62. A painting of a court lady and lady-attendant, Probably Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) or earlier, Ink and pigment on silk, with apocryphal seal of Song emperor Huizong, reading Neifu tushu zhi yin on the top left, seal of Jin dynasty emperor Zhangzong, reading Mingchang Yulan, collector's seal lower right reading Nanchang wanshi zhencang, framed and glazed. 135cm (53in) long x 56cm (22in) wide. Sold for €504,375 (Estimate 20,000 € - 30,000 €). Photo Fabrice... [Lire la suite]
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13 novembre 2022

Asia Week NY zooms in on The Nuts and Bolts of Chinese Painting: Connoisseurship, Brushwork and Materials

Zhu Da (Bada Shanren, 1626-1705), Flowers on A River (detail). Handscroll, ink on paper, 18 ½ x 508 7/8 in. (47 x 1292.5 cm). Collection of the Tianjin Museum. NEW YORK, NY.- In their on-going webinar series to illuminate the multi-layered and exhilarating world of Asian art, Asia Week New York will present The Nuts and Bolts of Chinese Painting: Connoisseurship, Brushwork and Materials on Wednesday, November 16 at 5:00 p.m. EST.Chinese painting has long attracted a coterie of Asian art collectors and... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2022

A very rare cloisonné enamel and gilt-bronze tripod incense burner, ding, 15th century

Lot 116. A very rare cloisonné enamel and gilt-bronze tripod incense burner, ding, 15th century; 21.5cm (8 7/16cm) high. Sold for £88,500 (Estimate £60,000-£80,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 The robustly cast body of globular form supported on three short legs, exterior brightly enamelled in yellow, white, red, and dark blue with large lotus blossoms in two registers amidst leafy scrolls, repeated along the neck, the gilt-bronze rim applied with a pair of flaring upright handles with similar design, all... [Lire la suite]
02 novembre 2022

Fu Baoshi (1904 - 1965), Scholar under the Pine Tree

The Personal Collection of the late Sir Joseph Hotung. Lot 103. Fu Baoshi (1904 - 1965), Scholar under the Pine Tree, ink and colour on paper, framed; signed, dated 1943, inscribed, with a dedication and 2 seals of the artist, one of which is handpainted; 26.8 x 21 cm 10 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. Lot sold: 3,276,000 HKD (Estimate: 700,000 - 1,400,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Inscription: The sound of running stream is reminiscent of cool jade, and the shade of pine diffuses a... [Lire la suite]
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20 octobre 2022

"L'Encre en mouvement" au Musée Cernuschi

 Affiche de l'exposition L'Encre en mouvement au Musée Cernuschi © DR PARIS - Après l’exposition Peindre hors du monde qui invitait à se plonger dans le passé impérial de la Chine sur les traces des peintres lettrés, le musée Cernuschi convie ses visiteurs à poursuivre ce voyage dans le temps en abordant la peinture chinoise du XXe siècle. Le musée, qui possède l’une des plus importantes collections européennes de peintures chinoises modernes et contemporaines, présente pour la première fois une exposition exclusivement... [Lire la suite]

18 octobre 2022

Qi Baishi (1864 - 1957), Bodhidharma Meditating Under the Bodhi Tree

The Personal Collection of the late Sir Joseph Hotung. Lot 24. Qi Baishi (1864 - 1957), Bodhidharma Meditating Under the Bodhi Tree, ink and colour on paper, framed, signed, with 1 seal of the artist and 2 collector's seals; 136 x 45 cm 53½ x 17¾ in. Lot sold: 30,625,000 HKD (Estimate: 3,500,000 - 5,000,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Inscription: Qi Huang. Provenance: Collection of Hsiung Shih-i (1902-1991).Sotheby’s Hong Kong, Modern Chinese Paintings, 28 May 1980, Lot... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2022

A painted album after Southern Song court artists, 18th-19th century

Lot 95. A painted album after Southern Song court artists, 18th-19th century; The album, 45.5cm (18in) long x 42cm (16 1/2in) wide, the largest painting 34.5cm (13 1/2in) long x 33cm (13in) wide. Estimate 40 000 € - 60 000 €. Courtesy Bonhams. Containing six paintings after Song dynasty artists including Xiao Zhao, Li Song, Yan Ciping, Ma Yuan, Xia Gui, and Fan Long, and six leaves of calligraphy, with apocryphal seals and signatures, inscription dated to 1813 by Mianning. ... [Lire la suite]
12 octobre 2022

Qi Baishi, Flowers and Fruits

   The Personal Collection of the late Sir Joseph Hotung. Lot 9. Qi Baishi (1864 - 1957), Flowers and Fruits, ink and colour on paper, set of four, hanging scroll, signed, inscribed, with 9 seals of the artist; each 283.8 x 54.2 cm 111 3/4 x 21 3/8 in. (4). Lot sold: 78,649,000 HKD (Estimate: 18,000,000 - 30,000,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Inscription: Peaches: When you paint meticulously, your brushwork will be restrained and your colour application is... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2022

Ming Dynasty, 16th dynasty, China. Anonymous, Melon and Grasses

The Personal Collection of the late Sir Joseph Hotung. Lot 2. Ming Dynasty, 16th dynasty, China. Anonymous, Melon and Grasses, ink and colour on paper, one album leaf, framed; unsigned, with six collector’s seals of Xiang Yuanbian (1525-1590), one collector’s seal of Shen Zhou (1427-1509), one collector’s seal of Wu Ting (ca. 1600), two collector’s seals (partially) of the Emperor Qianlong and three other collectors’ seals at the mounting; 27 by 28.5 cm. Lot sold:... [Lire la suite]