01 avril 2018

Dong Qichang (1555 - 1636), Misty Mountains in the style of Mi Fu

Lot 2273. Dong Qichang (1555 - 1636), Misty Mountains in the style of Mi Fu, ink and colour on silk, handscroll; (painting) 23.5 by 138.7 cm; 9 1/4  by 54 5/8  in.; (calligraphy) 23.5 by 119.5 cm; 9 1/4  by 47 in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 8,640,000 HKD (894,452 EUR). © Sotheby's 2018 Frontispiece by the artist, signed Dong Qichang and with three seals of his(painting) signed Xuanzai and with two seals of the artist(calligraphy)... [Lire la suite]
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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]
15 janvier 2017

Dong Qichang (1555–1636), Reminiscence of Jian River, ca. 1621, Ming dynasty (1368–1644)

Dong Qichang (1555–1636), Reminiscence of Jian River, ca. 1621, Ming dynasty (1368–1644). Hanging scroll: ink and color on paper. Without mounting: 125.3 x 47.1 cm (49 5/16 x 18 9/16 in.), with mounting: 259.1 x 62.4 cm (102 x 24 9/16 in.), rolled: 5.4 x 62.39 x 6.35 cm (2 1/8 x 24 9/16 x 2 1/2 in.), Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund; Mrs. Paul Moore Fund; and Anonymous Oriental Purchase Fund, 1982.19.2. Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery Dong Qichang constructed this landscape around a powerful sense of movement... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2017

A rare blue and white rouleau vase, Kangxi period, 17th century

Lot 3578. A rare blue and white rouleau vase, Kangxi period, 17th century. Estimate $12,000 – $18,000. Price Realized $43,750. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015 The vase is painted in muted tones of cobalt blue in the style of Mi Fu, the Northern Song Master, with a continuous mountainous landscape beneath bamboo sprays on the neck. The base bears a chrysanthemum spray within a double circle. 17 ¼ in. (43.8 cm.) high Provenance: S. Marchant & Son, Ltd., London, 1985.Collection of Julia and... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2016

Dong Qichang (1555-1636), Landscape and Calligraphy

Lot 3015. Dong Qichang  (1555-1636), Landscape and Calligraphy. Handscroll, ink on silk, 36.5 x 1034 cm. (14 3/8 x 407 in.). Painting inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist.. Calligraphy signed, with two seals of the artist. Three collectors’ seals. Frontispiece by Wang Zhideng(1535-1612), with two seals. Estimate HK$2,500,000 – HK$3,500,000 ($323,457 - $452,839). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. “Artistry is largely inherent, yet can be acquired... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2013

"Masterpieces of Chinese Painting 700-1900" opens at the Victoria & Albert Museum

Possibly Emperor Huizong, Auspicious Cranes, about 1112, Liaoning Provincial Museum. © The Liaoning Provincial Museum Collection LONDON.- The V&A's autumn exhibition, Masterpieces of Chinese Painting 700-1900, is the most ambitious survey of one of the world's greatest artistic traditions. It gathers together the finest examples of Chinese painting created over a 1200 year period and shows more than 70 works including some of the earliest surviving Chinese paintings as well as other exceptionally rare works loaned from the... [Lire la suite]

14 septembre 2013

Dong Qichang (1555-1636), Calligraphy in Running Script

Dong Qichang (1555-1636), Calligraphy in Running Script. Photo: Sotheby's. signed Dong Qichang, with three seals of the artist, xuan shang zhai, tai shi shi, dong shi xuan zai. Colophon by Gu Chun (1765-1832), signed Chun, with three seals, gu chun zhi yin, xiao lai shi zhi jun, and one other (illegible); Bai Rong (1769-1842), signed Luhe Bai Rong, with one seal, rong; Chen Yongguang (1768-1835), signed Jiangxi Xincheng Chen Yongguang, with one seal, chen yong guang... [Lire la suite]
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14 septembre 2013

Dong Qichang (1555-1636), Landscape and Calligraphy

Dong Qichang (1555-1636), Landscape and Calligraphy. Photo: Sotheby's.  signed Qichang on each calligraphy leaf, signed Xuanzai  on three painting leaves, signed Dong Xuanzai on the last painting leaf, with three seals of the artist, dong shi xuan zai, zong bo xue shi, dong shi qi chang, and four collectors' seals on the title page, wai ren na de zhi, cao chao zhi yin, jun gu, gu lü chen shi cang hua zhi zhang; ink on paper, album of eight leaves; each 22.2 by 29.8 cm. 8... [Lire la suite]
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01 avril 2013

First major exhibition to examine Chinese reclusion as a response to political turmoil opens

"Temple on a Mountain Ledge" (1661) by Kuncan is shown in this undated handout photo released to the media on March 19, 2013. The hanging scroll examines a period when poets and artists withdrew from public life. Source: Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection/Asia Society, New York via Bloomberg. NEW YORK, NY.- Asia Society presents a major exhibition of Chinese paintings that reveal the private world of the scholar-painters who lived during one of the most tumultuous periods of Chinese history—the end of the Ming dynasty... [Lire la suite]
09 septembre 2011

Sotheby's announces first dedicated sale of fine Classical Chinese paintings

Dong Qichang, Calligraphy in Running Script. Ink on paper, album of eight leaves, 17th century. Est. $200/300,000. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, N.Y.- On Tuesday 13 September 2011 Sotheby’s will present Fine Classical Chinese Paintings, the first dedicated New York auction in this category for over a decade. The sale is made up of 80 diverse works from the Ming and Qing dynasties, as well as a small selection of modern and contemporary works that were executed clearly in the classical manner. The pre-sale exhibition opens on Friday 9... [Lire la suite]
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