The Hong Kong sale of Fine Chinese Paintings held on 6 April achieved HK$480 million/US$61.5 million with nearly 80% of the lots sold above high estimates. Zhang Daqian’s Riding in the Autumn Countryside, from an important private collection, was the sale’s top lot, selling at HK$51.16 million/US$6.6 million.
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With more than 300 paintings by modern Chinese artists, this sale is featuring curated selections by masters, including fresh to the market works from the family collection of Zhang Daqian, Li Yanshan, Yuan Shikai, and book collector Mo Boji.
C.K. Cheung, Head of Chinese Paintings Department, Sotheby’s, said, “Continuing to leverage our unrivalled global network, we are delighted this season to have assembled many outstanding works both locally and overseas, including fresh to the market works from several salient family collections.”