08 novembre 2017

Qi Baishi (1863-1957), Peaches, 1937

Lot 352. Qi Baishi (1863-1957), Peaches. Hanging scroll, ink and colour on paper. Inscribed and signed with three seals of the artist. Dated September, dingchou year (1937). Dedicated to Mr Bo Jie, 53 7/8 x 13 3/8 in. (137 x 34 cm). Estimate GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000. Price realised GBP 284,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2017 The figure is carved with his hair in tightly curled whorls above a serene face with his eyes downcast, wearing long robes open at the chest. He is... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2017

Estimated to sell for $5000, record-breaking painting fetches $3 million

Lot 35. Attributed to Fu Baoshi (1904-1965), Landscape, ink and colour on paper, hanging scroll, signed and inscribed, with two seals of the artist, 56.5 x 177.0 cm. Estimate $5000-$8000. Sold for AU$ 3,172,000 (€2,095,665). Photo: Bonhams. SYDNEY.- Frenzied international bidding at Bonhams’ Sydney saleroom last night saw a rare Chinese painting break the $3 million mark, the highest price ever paid for an Asian artwork in Australia. A round of applause broke out in the... [Lire la suite]
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31 octobre 2017

Su Liupeng (1791-1862), Figures

Lot 167. Su Liupeng (1791-1862), Figures. 63 3/4 x 17 1/2in (161.9 x 44.5cm) each. Estimate USD  15,000 - 25,000. Sold for US$ 32,500 (€27,925). Photo: Bonhams. Four hanging scrolls, ink and color on silk, each of them inscribed: 1)Listening to the stream after Wu Wei, signed Su Liupeng, with two artist's seals reading Su Liupeng yin and Zhenqin;2) Smelling plum blossom after Chen Hongshou, with two artist's seals reading Su Liupeng and Qishi'er dong tian... [Lire la suite]
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31 octobre 2017

Attributed to Lü Ji (1477-?), Eagles

Lot 156. Attributed to Lü Ji (1477-?), Eagles. 86 x 32 1/4in (218.4 x 81.9cm) each. Estimate USD  20,000 - 30,000. Sold for US$ 30,000 (€25,777). Photo: Bonhams. A pair of hanging scrolls, ink on silk, inscribed Lü Ji followed by two artist's seals.  Bonhams. ASIAN WORKS OF ART, 30 Oct 2017, 10:00 EDT - NEW YORK
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18 septembre 2017

Liu Guosong (b.1932), Untitled, 1963

Lot 1136. Liu Guosong (b.1932), Untitled, signed, dated 1963, with one seal of the artist, ink and color on paper, framed, 85.4 by 55.4 cm. 33 5/8  by 21 3/4  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 USD. Lot sold 43,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 16 Sep 2017
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18 septembre 2017

Liu Guosong (b.1932), Untitled, 1964

Lot 1137. Liu Guosong (b.1932), Untitled, signed, dated 1964, with one seal of the artist, ink and color on paper, framed, 125 by 55.4 cm. 49 1/4  by 21 3/4  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 USD. Lot sold 60,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 16 Sep 2017
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18 septembre 2017

Attributed to Zhang Zeduan (1085–1145), Landscape after Qingming Shanghe Tu

Lot 1226. Attributed to Zhang Zeduan (1085–1145), Landscape after Qingming Shanghe Tu, signed, with seals of the artist and collectors; ink and color on silk, handscroll, 29.4 by 693.8 cm. 11 5/8  by 273 1/8  in. Estimate 2,000 — 4,000 USD. Lot sold 62,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 16 Sep 2017
04 septembre 2017

Eighteen arhats (luohans), Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Reign of the Qianlong emperor (1736-1795)

Eighteen arhats (luohans), Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Reign of the Qianlong emperor (1736-1795). Album. Ink and colors on bodhi leaves.  H. 11 in x W. 7 1/4 in x D. 1 1/2, H. 27.9 cm x W. 18.4 cm x D. 3.8 (closed album), B65D4.1-.18 © 2017 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture Disciples of Shakyamuni, the historical Buddha, the arhats (Chinese: luohan) were entrusted with spreading the teachings of Buddhism. The arhats are especially venerated... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2017

Metropolitan Museum of Art opens 'Streams and Mountains without End: Landscape Traditions of China'

Unidentified Artist Chinese, active late 17th–early 18th century, Ten Thousand Miles along the Yellow River. Two handscrolls; ink, color, and gold on silk Image: 30 11/16 x 505 7/8 in. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art From the standpoint of splendid scenery, painting cannot equal [real] landscape. But when it comes to the wonders of brush and ink, [real] landscape is no match for painting!—Dong Qichang (1555–1636 NEW YORK, NY.- About a thousand years ago, the legendary... [Lire la suite]