19 septembre 2020

Sotheby’s Hong Kong to present two highly imperial scrolls from the Yuan and the Qing dynasties

Ren Renfa (1255-1327), Five Drunken Princes Returning on Horseback, ink and colour on paper, handscroll, 35.2 x 210.7 cm. Estimate: HK$80,000,000 - 120,000,000 (US$10,340,000 – 15,510,000). © Sotheby's. This October in Hong Kong, Sotheby’s will present two highly rare and important handscrolls formerly in the Qing Imperial Collection, as the centrepieces of its Fine Classical Chinese Paintings pre-sale exhibition. Made during the Yuan and Qing dynasties, these extremely precious and prized... [Lire la suite]
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15 mars 2019

Sotheby's Hong Kong Classical Chinese Paintings Led By Three Important Works from the Ming and Qing Dynasties

Yu Xing (1736- 1795), Fish Pond, ink and colour on paper, handscroll, 28.5 x 158.4 cm. Estimate: HK$10 – 15 M/ USD 1,280,000 – 1,920,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. Hong Kong - Sotheby’s Hong Kong Fine Classical Chinese Paintings Spring Sale on 1 April 2019 will present a tightly curated selection of Ming and Qing dynasty calligraphy and paintings. The sale is anchored by Qian Weicheng’s Landscape after the Four Great Yuan Masters, Yu Xing’s Fish Pond, Bada Shanren’s Geese by the Hibiscus, as well as an extraordinary... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2018

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, receives transformative gift of Chinese paintings and calligraphy

Wang Hui (1632–1717) and Jiao Bingzhen (active late 17th to early 18th centuries), Portrait of An Qi in His Garden (detail), 1698. Ink and color on paper. Gift of the Wan-go H. C. Weng Collection and family in memory of Weng Tonghe. Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  BOSTON, MASS.- The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, announced today that it has received the largest and most significant gift of Chinese paintings and calligraphy in the Museum’s history: the Wan-go H. C. Weng Collection,... [Lire la suite]
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31 juillet 2018

MFA Boston receives gift of monumental Chinese scroll from Wan-go H.C. Weng

Wang Hui (Chinese, 1632–1717), Ten Thousand Li up the Yangtze River (detail), 1699. Ink and color on paper. Wan-go H. C. Weng Collection. Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. BOSTON, MASS.- The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, has received a significant gift of a 17th-century Chinese masterpiece, 10,000 Miles along the Yangzi River ( Wanli Changjiang Tu) (1699), from Wan-go H.C. Weng. The prominent collector, whose family has owned the 53-foot-long scroll since 1875, has donated the work to the Museum on the occasion of his 100th... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2018

Wang Hui (1632-1717), Traveling by night in a fishing village after Li Cheng

Lot 2284. Wang Hui (1632-1717), Traveling by night in a fishing village after Li Cheng, ink and colour on silk, handscroll; 43.5 by 283.3 cm; 17 1/8  by 111 1/2  in. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,600,000 HKD (372,688 EUR). © Sotheby's 2018 signed Shigu Zi Wang Hui, dated guiwei (1703) and with four seals of the artistTitleslip and frontispieces by Zhou Cheng (1941-), both dated jiaxu (1994) and with one to two seals of hiswith... [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]

22 août 2017

Sotheby's announces highlights of the Important Chinese Art, Fine Classical Chinese Paintings & Calligraphy sales

Lot 84. An exceptional and extremely rare “Ding” carved “peony” vase, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126). Estimate $500,000–700,000. Courtesy Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s announced the full offerings of their Asia Week sales of Chinese works of art, Chinese paintings and calligraphy. With exhibitions opening to the public on 8 September, visitors to New York headquarters will be able to experience all facets of Asian Art – pottery, bronzes, jades, ceramics, sculptures, paintings and calligraphy. Asia Week... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2017

Wang Hui (1632-1717), Spring garden

Lot 832. Wang Hui (1632-1717), Spring garden, ink and color on silk, mounted for framing, 77.5 by 33.8 cm. 30 1/2  by 13 1/4  in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. signed Wang Hui, dated guisi (1713) of the Kangxi reign, summer, with five seals of the artist, xi shuang, wang hui zhi yin, shi gu, geng yan, qing hui lao ren shi nian ba shi you er, and one collector's seal, yong an shen shi cang shu hua yin ... [Lire la suite]
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16 septembre 2016

The Roy and Marilyn Papp Collection doubles the high estimate, achieving $32.2 million

Lot 576. Wang Hui (1632-1717), et al., The Kangxi Emperor's Southern Inspection Tour, Section of Scroll VI: From the Town of Benniu to the City of Changzhou on the Grand Canal; ink and color on silk, handscroll; 67.8 by 475.3 cm. 26 7/8  by 187 1/8  in. Estimate 4,000,000 — 6,000,000 USD. Lot sold 9,546,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- The Roy and Marilyn Papp Collection of Chinese Paintings, one of the finest American collections remaining in private hands, saw a flurry of... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2016

Sotheby's Hong Kong to offer Classical Chinese Paintings sale during autumn sales series

Wu Li (1632 – 1718), Spring Mountain in Seclusion. Ink on paper, hanging scroll, 103.5 x 30.5cm. Est. HK$5,000,000 – 8,000,000 / US$641,000 – 1,025,600. Photo Sotheby's HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong will present Classical Chinese Paintings autumn sale on 3 October 2016 at Hall 3 of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Building on the success of previous auctions, this sale principally consists of selections from important private collections including the Mi Yun Hall collection, the Sakamoto Gorō... [Lire la suite]