27 janvier 2022

$12M gift of Chinese calligraphy transforms Asian art collection at U-M Museum of Art

 The Lo family in Taiwan in 1963. Image courtesy of Elaine Chang.  ANN ARBOR, MICH.- The University of Michigan Museum of Art has received a gift of Chinese calligraphy from the family of Lo Chia-Lun valued at more than $12 million—the largest gift of art in the university's history.The Lo Chia-Lun Calligraphy Collection, donated by his daughter Jiu-Fong Lo Chang and her husband Kuei-sheng Chang, will transform the museum's Asian art collection, adding an impressive breadth of works to an already stellar... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2021

Peindre hors du monde, l'exposition de la Collection Chih Lo Lou à découvrir au Musée Cernuschi

PARIS- L’exposition Peindre hors du monde présente du 5 novembre 2021 au 6 mars 2022 un ensemble de plus de cent chefs-d’œuvre de la peinture chinoise ancienne. Ces peintures et calligraphies exceptionnelles, exposées en Europe pour la première fois, sont nées du pinceau des plus grands maîtres des dynasties Ming (1368-1644) et Qing (1644-1912). Avant d’être offertes au musée d’art de Hong Kong en 2018, ces œuvres ont été patiemment rassemblées par le collectionneur Ho Iu-kwong (1907-2006) qui, selon la tradition chinoise, leur a... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2021

'Companions in Solitude: Reclusion and Communion in Chinese Art' go on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

NEW YORK - This exhibition will explore the twin themes of solitude and togetherness in Chinese art. For more than two thousand years, reclusion—removing oneself from society—has been presented as the ideal condition for mental cultivation and transcending worldly troubles. At the same time, communion with like-minded people has been celebrated as essential to the human experience. This choice, to be alone or to be together, has been central to the lives of thinkers and artists, and Chinese art abounds with images of figures who... [Lire la suite]
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14 juin 2020

Attributed to Wen Zhengming (1470-1559), Landscape

Lot 471. Attributed to Wen Zhengming (1470-1559), Landscape, ink and colour on paper, fan leaf, signed Wen Zhengming, dated renyin and with two seals of the artist, with two collectors’ seals, 16 by 53.5 cm, 6 1/4  by 20 3/4  in.. Estimate 60,000 — 90,000 HKD. Lot sold 75,000 HKD (8,546 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 05 June 2020 
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02 décembre 2019

Outstanding Private Collections at Lempertz

The upcoming two-day Asian art auction offers once again high-quality artworks from all corners of Asia, featuring three noteworthy German private collections: The Gerda and Gottfried Hertel Collection (lots 329 – 343) with primarily archaic Chinese bronzes, the equally exciting Gerda Sökeland Collection with important Tibetan thangkas and a second part featuring a fine selection of Tibetan and Nepalese sculptures. No less remarkable is the collection of Japanese inrô from the property of German lady ... The top lots of the... [Lire la suite]
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]

20 janvier 2017

Wen Zhengming (Chinese, 1470-1559), The First Poem on the Red Cliff, 1558

Wen Zhengming (Chinese, 1470-1559), The First Poem on the Red Cliff, 1558. Ink on paper. Image: 55 3/8 x 13 in. (140.7 x 33.0 cm) overall scroll including hanging fabric and bottom roller: 95 5/8 x 23 1/4 in. (242.9 x 59.1 cm). Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund, 76.3. Photo ©2017, Detroit Institute of Arts
07 janvier 2017

Wen Zhengming (Chinese, 1470 - 1559), Landscape with Two Figures, 1470-1559, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Wen Zhengming (Chinese, 1470 - 1559), Landscape with Two Figures, 1470-1559, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Fan. Ink and colors on gold-flecked paper. H. 13 in x W. 24 1/4 in, H. 33 cm x W. 61.6 cm (overall). Museum purchase, C. Barry Randell Bequest Fund, B81D40 © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture
04 janvier 2017

Wen Zhengming (Chinese, 1470 - 1559), Discourse in Green Shade, 1470-1559, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Wen Zhengming (Chinese, 1470 - 1559), Discourse in Green Shade, 1470-1559, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Hanging scroll. Ink on paper. H. 40 1/8 in x W. 11 1/4 in, H. 101.9 cm x W. 28.6 cm (image); H. 104 3/4 in x W. 24 1/2 in, H. 266.1 cm x W. 62.2 cm (overall). Museum purchase, B68D9 © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture This painting presents a scene of quiet, scholarly life spent in harmony with nature. Wen Zhengming used dry brushwork and ink with little tonal... [Lire la suite]
09 novembre 2016

Wen Zhengming (1470-1559), Running Script Calligraphy

Lot 97. Wen Zhengming (1470-1559), Running Script Calligraphy. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 12,410 - USD 24,820). Price Realised  GBP 161,000 (USD 199,801). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Folding fan mounted as an album leaf, ink on gold-dusted paper. The text is a poem written by the artist. Signed Zhengming with two seals of the artist reading Zheng Zhong Fu yin and Wu Yan shi yin. Three collectors' seals including Wu Hufan (1894-1968), one colophon by Wu Hufan... [Lire la suite]
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