Twice a year, the Classical Chinese Paintings & Calligraphy department brings to market rare and outstanding artworks during Asia Week, affording our collectors a memorable art experience while assisting them in their collecting needs. This season we have put together a distinguished selection sourced from around the world. Highlights in the auction include an album by Zhang Ruitu (1570-1641 ) which contains portraits of the Eighteen Arhats paired with Tang dynasty poems, a handscroll in cursive script calligraphy by Wang Shouren (1472-1529) delivering an essay by Bao Zhao, a circular fan by Zhao Guangfu (10th/11th century) depicting fifty horses and with a title slip tracing its provenance to the exceptional Pang Yuanji collection, a running script calligraphy handscroll by Tang Yin (1470-1524) written at the ripe age of forty-nine sui. The sale is joined by modern paintings and calligraphy, a Fu Baoshi hanging scroll landscape Appreciating the Waterfall, a Zhang Daqian hanging scroll landscape Scholar Under Pine Tree, and many more vibrant works from prominent artists such as Pu Ru, Lu Yanshao, Qi Baishi. The auction preview will be open to public from September 9th 2016. To find out more, please contact the department.