Lot 1167
  • 1167

Xu Beihong (1895-1953)

Estimate
2,200,000 - 3,000,000 HKD
Sold
5,300,000 HKD
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Description

  • Xu Beihong (1895-1953)
  • ROARING BEAST
  • ink and colour on paper, framed
  • 109.4 BY 61.6 CM. 43 BY 24 1/4 IN.
signed BEIHONG, dated gui wei, 1943, and with one seal of the artist. Annotation by politician Li Genyuan (1879-1965)

Provenance

Previously from the collection of artist Arthur Haffkin

Exhibited

EXHIBITED & ILLUSTRATED
UK, Coventry, Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Modern Chinese Paintings from the Haffkin and Other Collections, 11 July to 9 August, 1964, and illustrated in the exhibition cat., pl. 1
Sotheby's Hong Kong — Twenty Years, Sotheby's & Woods Publishing Company, Hong Kong, 1993, pl. 677
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