Lot 23
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Lu Chuntao

Estimate
280,000 - 380,000 RMB
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Description

  • Lu Chuntao
  • Egrets in Autumn
  • signed LU CHUNTAO, dated 2015.8, and with five seals of the artist
  • ink and colour on paper, framed

Provenance

Private Chinese Collection

Catalogue Note

Lu Chuntao studied art at the Shanghai International Studies University from 1984 to 1986, and is currently vice principal of the Shanghai Calligraphy and Painting Academy and executive director of Shanghai Artist Association. In his paintings, Lu fully engages in xieyi (freehand) brushwork to depict works that allude to Chinese painting motifs and Western composition perspectives. In Egrets in Autumn, a glowing sun sets a lotus pond as light dances off the autumn coloured trees. Often in his depictions of natural scenes, Lu seeks to enliven the senses where aromas arise from the paper and light derive from brightly contrasted colours. 
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