857
857

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HENRY H. ARNHOLD, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ARNHOLD FOUNDATION

SUN WEIFENG, TWELVE FAMOUS BIRDS
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 75,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
857

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HENRY H. ARNHOLD, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ARNHOLD FOUNDATION

SUN WEIFENG, TWELVE FAMOUS BIRDS
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 75,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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SUN WEIFENG, TWELVE FAMOUS BIRDS
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
ink and color on silk, framed and glazed finely painted with twelve different parrots including a macaw, cockatoo, and an African grey, each resting on a flowering or leafing branch, inscribed and with two seals of the artist
39 1/2  by 25 3/4  in., 100.3 by 65.4 cm
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Provenance

Knapton Rasti, London, 6th April 2004.

Catalogue Note

Sun Weifeng was a Qing court painter active during the Yongzheng and Qianlong periods, who studied under Giuseppe Castiglione. His father, Sun Fu, was a court painter during Kangxi's reign. 

Important Chinese Art

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