Sotheby’s Fine Chinese Paintings October Sale will present over a hundred modern Chinese paintings and calligraphy from celebrated artists such as Zhang Daqian, Wu Guanzhong, Pu Ru, Qi Baishi, Huang Binhong, Huang Junbi, Wu Changshuo and Ding Yanyong. Fresh to the market, Zhang Daqian’s splashed landscape on silk, Ancient Pine in Lush Mountainscape, is mesmerizing work is from the collection of internationally acclaimed actress Lisa Yan Lu. Also featured is a selection of Wu Guanzhong’s works from different periods of his oeuvre, comprised of the powerfully dynamic Soul of the Pine, and his portrayal of Hong Kong’s bustling city scene in Labyrinth, followed by his iconic theme of Jiangnan’s water village in Garden in Suzhou and Village Scenery. Alongside the vibrantly coloured Willows by the Stream and A Secluded Pond is his rare depiction of Beijing’s street scene in A Street in Beijing. Please click to view the PDF catalogue and the catalogue of Important Wu Guanzhong Works from the Collection of Chu Teh-Chun.
Zhang Daqian, Ancient Pine in Lush Mountainscape
splashed ink and colour on silk, framed
張大千 翠嶺晴雲 潑墨潑彩絹本 鏡框 一九七一年作
86 x 138 cm 33⅞ x 54⅜ in.
Estimate: HK$ 20,000,000-23,000,000