569
569
Fang Shishu 1692-1751
THE AUTUMN COLORS ON THE QIAO AND HUA MOUNTAIN FOLLOWING ZHAO MENGFU AND DONG QICHANG
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569
Fang Shishu 1692-1751
THE AUTUMN COLORS ON THE QIAO AND HUA MOUNTAIN FOLLOWING ZHAO MENGFU AND DONG QICHANG
Estimate
150,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 1,330,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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The Roy and Marilyn Papp Collection of Chinese Paintings

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Fang Shishu 1692-1751
THE AUTUMN COLORS ON THE QIAO AND HUA MOUNTAIN FOLLOWING ZHAO MENGFU AND DONG QICHANG
signed Fang Shishudated jiayin (1734) of the Yongzheng reign, with one seal of the artist, fang shi shu yin
Inscription on painting by Fang Zhenguan (1679-1747), signed Zhenguan, with one seal, fang zhen guan; Fang Shijie (1697-?), signed Xichou Shijie, with one seal, xi chou
Inscription on mounting border by Ma Yuelu (1711-1799), signed Bancha Ma Yuelu, with one seal, she jiang; Ma Yueguan (1687-1755), signed Xiegu Ma Yueguan, dated jiayin, the fifth day of the fifth lunar month (June 6, 1734), with one seal, wu quan yu ke
With four seals of Sun Dianling (19th century), wu shang miao pin, lian shu shen ding, hai yang sun shi lian shu zhen shang shu hua yin xin, sun shi lian shu zhen cang tu zhang, and one other collector's seal, illegible
ink and color on silk, hanging scroll
154.6 by 66.5 cm. 60 7/8  by 26 1/8  in. 
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Exhibited

1. Scent of Ink: The Roy and Marilyn Papp Collection of Chinese Painting, Phoenix Art Museum, September 2-October 9, 1994; The Chrysler Museum, Virginia, November 13, 1994-January 8, 1995; Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, Berlin, September 9-November 11, 1995; Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, December 15, 1995-February 18, 1996; China Institute, New York, February 4-June 10, 1998
2. Le Parfum de l'encre: Peintures Chinoises de la Collection Roy et Marilyn Papp, Musée Cernuschi, September 23-December 30, 1999

Literature

1. Fang Shishu, Tianyong zhai Biji, (Zhongguo Shuhua Quanshu, vol. 12, Shanghai: Shuhua Chubanshe, 2009, 2nd ed., p. 459)
2. Ma Yueguan, Shahe yilao Xiaogao, (Congshu Jicheng Chubian, vol. 1, Beijing: Zhonghua Shuju, 1985, pp. 3-4)
3. Claudia Brown, "Heritage of the Brush: The Roy and Marilyn Papp Collection of Chinese Painting", in Orientations, vol. 22, no. 9, September 1991, fig. 11, p. 81
4. Scent of Ink: The Roy and Marilyn Papp Collection of Chinese Painting, Phoenix Art Museum, 1994, cat. 26, pp. 88-92
5. Philip Wu, "An Artist's Autonomy and the Use of Tradition in The Autumn Colors on the Qiao and Hua Mountains", in Marsha Weidner (Ed.), Perspectives on the Heritage of the Brush, University of Kansas, 1997, fig. 19, p. 55-64
6. Le Parfum de l'encre: Peintures Chinoises de la Collection Roy et Marilyn Papp, Musée Cernuschi, 1999, cat. 28, pp. 103-107
7. Ju-hsi Chou, "Chain of Causation: Fang Shishu's The Autumn Colors on the Qiao and Hua Mountains after Zhao Mengfu and Dong Qichang", in Judith Smith (Ed.), Tradition and Transformation: Studies in Chinese Art in Honor of Chu-tsing Li, University of Kansas, 2005, fig. 2, pp. 281-303
8. Wang Yao-ting, The Painting and People Behind Fang Shishu's "In Imitation of Dong Yuan's 'Mist and Fog in Summer Mountains'", Yunlin Zongmai Symposium, Macau Museum of Art, 2012, fig. 11, p. 7

Catalogue Note

See e-catalogue for full translation of artist's inscriptions, and collectors' inscriptions on painting and mounting border.

The Roy and Marilyn Papp Collection of Chinese Paintings

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