03 mars 2019

Christie's announces the Asian Art Week auctions

  NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces Asian Art Week, a series of auctions, viewings, and events, from March 14-26. This season presents nine auctions featuring over 1,000 objects from all epochs and categories of Asian art spanning Chinese archaic bronzes through Japanese and Korean art to contemporary Indian painting. The week is headlined by the landmark collection of Florence and Herbert Irving, the namesakes of the Asian Art Wing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and celebrated philanthropists of New York. The... [Lire la suite]

07 mars 2018

Sotheby's Hong Kong announces highlights from the Fine Chinese Paintings 2018 Spring Sales

Zhang Daqian (1899-1983), Spectacular Mountains in Spring Snow; Calligraphy, 1967, splashed ink and colour on paper; ink on paper, set of two, framed calligraphy: 67.5 by 185.5 cm painting: 67.2 by 186.8 cm Estimate: HK$28,000,000 – 40,000,000 / US$3,500,000 – 5,000,000. Courtesy Sotheby’s. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Fine Chinese Paintings Spring Sale 2018 will be held on 2 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Estimated in excess of HK$200 million*, the sale features 280 exquisite paintings by modern... [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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04 octobre 2017

Chinese Ru-Ware Washer Shatters World Record in Hong Kong

A Highly Important and Extremely Rare Ru Guanyao Brush Washer, Northern Song Dynasty. Lot sold for HK$294,287,500. World Auction Record for Chinese Ceramics. Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG - A new world auction record for Chinese Ceramics was achieved in Hong Kong when an extraordinarily rare Ru guanyao brush washer sold for HK$294.3 million ($37.7million) after 20 minutes of tense bidding. Regarded as the most celebrated of all wares in the history of Chinese ceramics, the brush washer broke the previous record of HK$281.24... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2016

Fu Baoshi (1904-1965), Admiring the waterfall, 1964

Lot 88. Fu Baoshi (1904-1965), Admiring the waterfall. Hanging scroll, ink and colour on paper. Inscribed and dated August 1964, signed with one seal of the artist. 23 7/8 x 38 in. (58 x 96.5 cm.). Estimate GBP 200,000 - GBP 300,000 (USD 246,600 - USD 369,900). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8 November 2016, London, King Street
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07 septembre 2016

Sotheby’s Hong Kong Presents Fine Chinese Paintings Autumn Sale On 4 October 2016

Zhang Daqian (1899 – 1983), Spring Clouds Amidst Autumn Landscape, 1948. Photo Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby's Hong Kong will present a sale of Fine Chinese Paintings on 4 October 2016 during this year’s Autumn Sale Series at Hall 3 of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, offering around 300 works by celebrated artists and calligraphers. Highlights include neverbeen-seen masterpieces by Fu Baoshi from a European collection, a rich array of paintings, calligraphy and seal impressions previously... [Lire la suite]

24 mars 2016

Fu Baoshi (1904-1965), Strolling in the woods, 1944

Lot 2754, Fu Baoshi (1904-1965), Strolling in the woods, 1944. Estimate 3,500,000 — 4,500,000 HKD (409,301 - 526,244 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. signed FU BAOSHI, dated 1944, inscribed, and with three seals of the artist; ink and colour on paper, hanging scroll; 104.8 by 33.4 cm 41 ¼ by 13 1/8 in. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, Fine Chinese Paintings, Oct 1991, Lot 77 Literature: The Chronicle of Fu Baoshi's Life, Ye Zonggao ed., Shanghai Classics Publishing House,... [Lire la suite]
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16 novembre 2015

Fu Baoshi scroll and stellar jades star in Michaan's December Fine Asian Works of Art Auction

Fu Baoshi (1904-1965), Wandering Poet. Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, inscribed, dated to 1943, and signed, with three seals of the artist. 20th Century 18 3/4 x 19 1/4 inches (47.6 x 48.9 cm). Provenance: Dedicated directly to Mrs. Shum Wai Yu in 1943, and thence by descent within the family. Estimate: $200,000/300,000.  ALAMEDA, CA.- Fu Baoshi’s (1904-1965) paintbrush masterfully transforms a paper scroll into a candid snapshot of reflection in the ink and color work Wandering Poet, highlighting... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2015

Sotheby's Hong Kong to present Fine Chinese Paintings Autumn Sale 2015 on 6 October

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong Fine Chinese Paintings Autumn Sale will be held on 6 October in Hall 3 of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Offering more than 300 works estimated in excess of HK$160 million / US$20 million*, the sale will feature salient works with prominent exhibition history by leading modern Chinese artists such as Zhang Daqian, Fu Baoshi, Huang Binhong and Wu Guanzhong. An auction preview will be held from 2 October to 5 October.  In addition to the sale, Sotheby’s Hong Kong has been... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2015

Fu Baoshi (1904-1965), Scholars strolling in an autumn landscape, 1962

Fu Baoshi (1904-1965), Scholars strolling in an autumn landscape, 1962. Estimate $90,000 – $120,000. Photo Christie'sd Image Ltd 2015 Folding fan, ink and color on paper. Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist. Dated the eighth month, 1962. Dedicated to Xiafei. Calligraphy on the reverse by Deng Tuo (1912-1966), inscribed with a poem by Li Bai (701-762) and signed, with one seal of the artist; 7 ¾ x 19 ½ in. (19.7 x 49.5 cm.) Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 30 October 1995,... [Lire la suite]