Whether a narrative painting, a depiction of a landscape, or stylised calligraphy, Chinese art seeks to express inner reality that serves aesthetic, social or cultural functions. To highlight the guiding principles in Chinese artistic sensibility, we selected the following ten artworks from our upcoming 2017 New York Fine Classical Chinese Paintings & Calligraphy auction as examples. Click ahead to preview the star lots.
Fine Classical Chinese Paintings & Calligraphy
New York | 14 September