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An invitation to rusticate
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About the item

With four seals of the artistInscription:Break no more your word and fail the streams and hills;Ten years past, the pines are overgrown with vines .I beekon you anew to share (with me) the mountain colours;The only worry is the dusty world will not let go.In the seventh lunar month of the bingwu year, I painted the Mogi Garden, São Paulo, and sent it to you, my “brother” Ling-mei,knowing that I have been looking forward to (your visit). Yuan.
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medium

Splashed ink and colour on paper, framed, 1966

creator

Daqian Zhang

condition

- Discolouration of paper and mild pigment loss especially at areas where the pigment is too thick. Otherwise, generally in good condition. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

dimensions

67 by 188 cm. 26 3/8 by 74 in.

exhibition

Hong Kong, City Hall, Exhibition of Recent Works by Zhang Daqian, 30 December 1966–4 January, 1967 Hong Kong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Art Gallery, The Mei Yun Tang Collection of Paintings by Chang Dai-chien, 17 April-23 May 1993 Japan, Tokyo, Shoto Museum of Art, The Mei Yun Tang Collection of Paintings by Chang Dai-chien, 5 April-21 May 1995 Singapore, Singapore Art Museum, The Mei Yun Tang Collection of Paintings by Chang Dai-chien, 28 February-27 April 1997

literature

Exhibition of the Recent Works by Daqian, exhibition catalogue, Hong Kong, 1966, pl. 53 The Painting Collection of Zhang Daqian, edited by Kao Ling-mei, Eastern Society, January 1967, p. 130-131 Mingpao Monthly, Issue 13, Mingpao Newspapers Limited, Hong Kong, January 1967 The Mei Yun Tang Collection of Paintings by Chang Dai-chien, edited by Kao Mayching, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Art Gallery, Hong Kong, 1993, pl. 121 Han Mo 40, Special Study on Zhang Daqian’s Early Landscape Paintings, Han Mo Xuan Publishing Co. Ltd., Hong Kong, May 1993, p. 130 “Nexus between past and Present”, written by Kao Mayching, published in Twenty-First Century, issue No. 17, June 1993, p. 52 “The Paintings of Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien): Unity of Tradition and Modernity”, written by Kao Mayching, published in Arts of Asia, May-June 1994, p. 65 The Mei Yun Tang Collection of Paintings by Chang Dai-chien, Shoto Museum of Art, Japan, 1995, pl. 119


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*Note: The price is not recalculated to the current value. It refers to the actual final price at the time the item was sold.


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