352
352
Chen Wen Hsi
FROGS
Estimate
60,00090,000
LOT SOLD. 275,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
352
Chen Wen Hsi
FROGS
Estimate
60,00090,000
LOT SOLD. 275,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art – Day Sale

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Hong Kong

Chen Wen Hsi
1906 - 1991
FROGS
Signed in Chinese, stamped with two seals of the artist and inscribed with a poem
Ink and colour on paper
35 by 45 cm;13 3/4  by 17 3/4  in.
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Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist 
Private Collection, Singapore

Catalogue Note

Translation of poem inscribed on the present lot:

As dense, verdant grasses fill the gentle slopes,
How the amber butterflies flutter in the zephyrs.
Only the croaking of frogs fills the air,
And the bard pauses, making this scene his muse.

Ancient Words – Chen Wen Hsi’s Records

Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art – Day Sale

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Hong Kong