33. Wu Guanzhong

33. Wu Guanzhong

The artists who power the $1m+ market
The artists who power the $1m+ market

33. Wu Guanzhong (1919–2010)

POST-WAR, b. Yixing, China

Wu Guanzhong sketches on the Loess Plateau, Shanxi, 1989

Power Rank: 117

Value and supply

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Price confidencePrice momentumAverage lot Price
Percentage of lots sold above low estimateChange in average lot value 2022 to 2023 (H1)Average lot value over the period 2018–23

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Top 10 artworks sold at auction

(2018 to H1 2023)
1Scenery of Northern China1973Sotheby's Hong Kong5 Oct 2020$19.5m
2Lotus Flowers (I)1974Sotheby's Hong Kong31 Mar 2019$16.7m
3Plum Blossoms1973Sotheby's Hong Kong27 Apr 2022$13.2m
4Chongqing, the mountain city1979Sotheby's Hong Kong10 Aug 2020$6.4m
5Sunrise in Lofty Mountains-Sotheby's Hong Kong6 Oct 2019$6.2m
6The Grand Canyon1989Christie's Hong Kong26 Nov 2019$5.8m
7Scenery of Guilin1973Sotheby's Hong Kong5 Oct 2020$5.6m
8Two Swallows1993Sotheby's Hong Kong6 Oct 2019$5.1m
9Golden Field1977Christie's Hong Kong1 Dec 2021$4.3m
10Primitive Woods1988Sotheby's Hong Kong10 Aug 2020$3.6m

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