A Brush with Chinese Tradition

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Add a touch of classic Chinese aesthetics to your collection with these delicate paintings, scripts and hanging scrolls from the Fine Classical Chinese Paintings & Calligraphy sale on 17 September.

Fine Classical Chinese Paintings & Calligraphy

17 September | New York

Asia Week
11–19 September | New York

A Brush with Chinese Tradition

  • Dong Qichang, Chen Jiru, Poems in Running Script, ink on paper, album of twenty-two leaves (selected leaves). Estimate: $40,000 – 60,000.
    Calligraphy by Dong Qichang and Chen Jiru share a kinship of technical triumph and tremendous grace. Together they were major exponents of the Huating literati sensibility during the sixteenth century China.

  • Ju Jie, Green Mountain After Rain, ink on paper, hanging scroll. Estimate $ 30,000 – 50,000.
    Ju Jie was a disciple to the eminent calligrapher and painter Wen Zhengming. In this refined and captivating landscape , Ju Jie adhered to the style of his teacher through consummate brushwork and keen observation.

  • Huang Daozhou, Classic of Filial Piety in Regular Script, ink on paper, album of eighteen leaves (selected leaves). Estimate $100,000 – 150,000.
    The text of this album concerns advice on respectful behaviors towards someone senior or superior. Huang Daozhou was an official of the Ming court as well as a calligrapher and painter. When the Manchurian army overthrew Ming dynasty, Huang Daozhou refused to surrender and consequently faced his death. As such, he practiced the great virtues cultivated by the Classic of Filial Piety.


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