26 novembre 2018

Jin Nong (1687-1763), Seeking inspiration amongst plum blossoms

Lot 8015. Jin Nong (1687-1763), Seeking inspiration amongst plum blossoms. Handscroll, ink and colour on paper, 32.5 x 131.5 cm. (12 3/4 x 51 3/4 in.). Entitled, inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist. Dated tenth day, tenth month, xinsi year (1761) and dedicated to Yinluo. Estimate HKD 6,000,000 - HKD 8,000,000. Price realised HKD 16,900,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Frontispiece by Chen Hongshou (1768-1822), with two sealsColophons by Chen Hongshou,... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2018

Wu Hufan (1894-1968), Wood and Rock, After Su Shi and The Cold Food Observance in Running Script

  Lot 8012. Wu Hufan (1894-1968), Wood and Rock, After Su Shi and The Cold Food Observance in Running Script. Handscroll, ink on paper, 28 x 275 cm. (11 x 108 ¼ in.). Inscribed and signed, with four seals of the artist. Dated summer, yisi year (1965). Further inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist. Calligraphy inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist. Two collector’s seals of Zhou Tuimi (b. 1914). Frontispiece inscribed and signed by Zhou Tuimi, with... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2018

Zao Wou-Ki (Zhao Wuji, 1920-2013), 20.01.69

Lot 8009. Zao Wou-Ki (Zhao Wuji, 1920-2013), 20.01.69, signed in Chinese and signed ‘ZAO’ (lower right); signed ‘ZAO Wou-Ki’, titled and dated ’20.1.69’ (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 115.8 x 81 cm. (45 5/8 x 31 7/8 in.). Painted in 1969. Estimate HKD 16,000,000 - HKD 24,000,000. Price realised HKD 15,700,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  Provenance: Private Collection, GermanyPrivate Collection, AsiaThis work is referenced in the archive of the Fondation Zao Wou- Ki... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2018

Bada Shanren (1626-1705), Landscapes and Calligraphy

  Lot 8003. Bada Shanren (1626-1705), Landscapes and Calligraphy. A set of twelve album leaves, mounted as six hanging scrolls, ink on paper. Each leaf measures 24 x 13.5 cm (9 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.). Estimate HKD 6,000,000 - HKD 10,000,000. Price realised HKD 24,100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  Six leaves of painting, each leaf with an artist’s seal. Six leaves of calligraphy, five leaves signed and one leaf inscribed and signed, with a total of seven... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2018

Anonymous (Attributed to Zhang Jizhi 1186-1263), Calligraphy

Lot 8020. Anonymous (Attributed to Zhang Jizhi 1186-1263), Calligraphy. Hanging scroll, ink on paper, 46 x 76.2 cm. (18 1/8 x 30 in.). Estimate: HK$1,000,000.00 - HK$2,000,000.00 (USD 128,175 - USD 256,350). Unsold. © Christie's Image Ltd 2018. Property from the Linyushanren Collection. Powerful and Bold, yet Elegant The Japanese collector Linyushanren began collecting Chinese art in the 1970s and has been considered a connoisseur with an extremely discerning eye. Since 2015, Christie’s has held a... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2018

Su SHi (1037-1101), Wood and Rock

  Lot 8008. Su Shi (1037-1101), Wood and Rock, Handscroll, ink on paper. Painting: 26.3 x 50 cm. (10 3/8 x 19 3/4 in.). Painting and colophons: 26.3 x 185.5 cm. (10 3/8 x 73 in.). Overall with mounting: 27.2 x 543 cm. (10 3/4 x 213 3/4 in.). Colophons by Liu Liangzuo (11th century), Mi Fu (1051-1107), Yu Xilu (1278-1368) and Guo Chang (1563-1622). Forty one collector’s seals, including one of Liu Liangzuo, twelve of Wang Houzhi (1131-1204), three of Yu Xilu, twelve of Yang Zun... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2018

Rare calligraphy sells over ten times its pre-sale estimate at Chiswick Auctions

Lot 56. Hongli (Emperor Qianlong , attributed to, 1711 – 1799), Calligraphy. Chinese ink on paper, hanging scroll painting, signed Yu'bi, with three seals of the artist, 158 x 53cm. Estimate £6,000-£8,000. Lot sold £70,000. Chiswick Auctions LONDON.- Chiswick Auctions announced the exceptional result of a rare calligraphic work by the Qianlong Emperor of the Qing Dynasty. The Qianlong Emperor (1711-1799) was arguably the greatest collector and patron of the arts in more than 5000 years... [Lire la suite]
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16 septembre 2018

Gao Qifeng (1889-1933), Ferrying in the Mist

Lot 279. Gao Qifeng (1889-1933), Ferrying in the Mist. Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, signed Gao Weng, with two seals of the artist reading Gao weng yin and luan hua ai luan shi ye, with one collector's seal reading Sha Rongcun. 25 1/2 x 12 7/8in (65 x 32.5cm). Estimate: 30,000-50,000 USD. Sold for US$ 37,500 (€ 32,081). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Bonhams. CHINESE WORKS OF ART AND PAINTINGS, 10 Sep 2018, NEW YORK
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16 septembre 2018

Qi Baishi (1864-1957), Fish of Longevity and Prosperity, 1953

Lot 258. Qi Baishi (1864-1957), Fish of Longevity and Prosperity, 1953. Ink on paper, matted, titled chang nian da gui, dedicated to Qiaowen, dated guisi (1953) and signed Baishi, with three artist's seals reading Qi Da, gui meng kan ci yu, and Huiwutang and one collector's seal. 32 x 18 1/4in (81.5 x 46cm). Estimate: 40,000-60,000 USD. Sold for US$ 47,500 (€ 40,636). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Provenance: Bonhams Hong Kong, 23 November 2012, lot 713Formerly... [Lire la suite]
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16 septembre 2018

Xu Beihong (1895-1953), Horse, 1944

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 USD. Sold for US$ 225,000 (€ 192,488). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Provenance: Acquired in Beijing in 1946-7 by Dr. Marshall C Balfour (1896-1976), head of the Rockfeller Foundation's Far East office,... [Lire la suite]
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