1496
1496

PROPERTY FROM AN OLD AMERICAN COLLECTION

AN ALBUM OF EROTIC PAINTINGS
LATE QING DYNASTY
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT
1496

PROPERTY FROM AN OLD AMERICAN COLLECTION

AN ALBUM OF EROTIC PAINTINGS
LATE QING DYNASTY
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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AN ALBUM OF EROTIC PAINTINGS
LATE QING DYNASTY
comprising thirty-four rectangular ink and color paintings on paper of couples engaged in amorous pursuits, between board covers lined in light brown damask
Album: Height 10 3/4  in., 27.3 cm; Width 8 in., 20.3 cm
Each painting: Height 8 in., 20.3 cm; Width 6 1/4  in., 15.9 cm
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Provenance

Collection of the Hon. Lewis Clark, Minister-Counselor and Charge D’Affaires of the United States embassy in China, stationed in Canton in the 1940s, and thence by descent.

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