For the upcoming Asia Week in September, the Classical Chinese Paintings & Calligraphy department has prepared another extraordinary sale with distinguished works coming from outstanding private collections worldwide, including two exceptional landscape paintings: Ode to Red Cliff After Kuncan and Recluse in Lofty Mountain by Zhang Daqian from an Important Asian American Collection. The sale also features prominent works by master Dong Qichang, a rare album of twelve leaves, and a remarkable calligraphy coming from the Collection of Naomi and Gary Graffman.
With much anticipation, we will introduce, Ode to the Goddess of the Luo River in Cursive Script, by Zhu Yunming, one of the most critical calligraphers from the Ming dynasty. This massive hand cursive script fully illustrated his importance and outstanding spirit in the era.
The sale also presents works by modern masters such as Qi Bashi, Wu Hufan, Wu Changshuo, and Yang Shanshen, to name but a few.