Chu Teh-Chun 朱德群 | No. 487 第487號構圖
1920 - 2014
oil on canvas
signed Chu Teh Chun in Chinese and Pinyin (lower right), signed Chu Teh Chun in Chinese and numbered 487 on the reverse
painted in 1973
55.5 by 46.5 cm; 21 ⅞ by 18 ¼ in.
This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued and signed by Mrs. Ching Chao Chu, spouse of the artist and co-editor of the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the artist, and will be included in the artist's forthcoming catalogue raisonné on the work of Chu Teh-Chun, being prepared by Fondation Chu Teh-Chun. (Information provided by Fondation Chu Teh-Chun and Mrs Chu Ching-Chao)
For further details about the artist, please kindly refer to the website of Fondation Chu Teh-Chun at chu-teh-chun.org/
1920 - 2014
朱德群 CHU TEH-CHUN（右下）
朱德群 No.487 （畫背）
55.5 x 46.5 cm; 21 ⅞ x 18 ¼ in.
This work is in good overall condition as viewed.
Upon close inspection, there are a few minor areas of hairline craquelure in scattered places, predominately at the upper right and along the extreme left and right edges, all of which appear to be in stable condition.
Examination under ultraviolet light reveals signs of retouching in scattered places, most of which are associated with the areas of craquelure.
Framed: 98 by 89.5 cm; 38 ½ by 35 ¼ in.
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Galerie Horn, Luxembourg, 1973
Private Collection (Acquired directly from the above in 1973)
Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 23 June 2016, Lot 518
Private Collection, Asia (Acquired directly from the above)
Luxembourg, Galerie Horn, Chu Teh-Chun: Peintures, 3 - 31 March 1973