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5050
SANYU
LES POÈMES DE T'AO TS'IEN (TOTAL OF SIX WORKS; THREE IN BLACK AND THE OTHER THREE IN SEPIA)
Estimation
50 00080 000
Lot. Vendu 375,000 HKD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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5050
SANYU
LES POÈMES DE T'AO TS'IEN (TOTAL OF SIX WORKS; THREE IN BLACK AND THE OTHER THREE IN SEPIA)
Estimation
50 00080 000
Lot. Vendu 375,000 HKD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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SANYU
1895 - 1966
LES POÈMES DE T'AO TS'IEN (TOTAL OF SIX WORKS; THREE IN BLACK AND THE OTHER THREE IN SEPIA)
executed in 1930, this work is an hors de commerce proof printed on Hollande van Gelder paper
inscribed H.C.G in the book; inscribed and signed by Liang Tsong Tai in the book
etching
book size: 33 by 25.5 by 1.2 cm; 13 by 10 by 1/2  in. 
etching size: 19 by 14.5 cm; 7 1/2  by 5 3/4  in. (each)
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The original edition of Les poèmes de T'ao Ts'ien was published by Les Éditions Lemarget (Paris) in 1930. Translated into French by Liang Tsong Tai, with a preface by Paul Valéry, it was accompanied by three Sanyu etchings.
This lot is an extremely rare edition - not only printed on Hollande van Gelder paper and containing one additional set of three illustrations in sepia, it was also inscribed and signed by Liang Tsong Tai himself.  

Provenance

Important Private Asian Collection

Exposition

Paris, Musée des arts asiatiques Guimet, Sanyu: l'ecriture du corps, 16 June - 13 September, 2004 (another edition)

Bibliographie

La Nouvelle Revue Française (NRF), Issue 214, Éditions Gallimard, France, 1931, pp. 163-165
Chen Yanfeng, ed., Overseas Chinese Fine Arts Series: San Yu, Artists Co. Ltd., Taipei, 1995, p. 27
Rita Wong, ed., Sanyu Catalogue Raisonné: Oil Paintings, Yageo Foundation, Lin & Keng Art Publications, Tapei, 1995, p. 50 
Gao Yuzhen et al ed., The Art of San Yu, National Museum of History, Taipei, 1995, pp. 124-125, illustrated in colour 
In Search of a Homeland - The Art of San Yu, National Museum of History, Taipei, 2001, fig. 1, p. 150
Sanyu: Language of the Body, Skira, Milan, 2004, plate 55-57, p. 161, illustrated in colour
Gu Yue, ed., World Famous Artist: Sanyu, Hebei Education Press, Shijazhuang, 2010, p. 108
Sanyu: A Pioneering Avant-Garde in Chinese Modernist Art, Tina Keng Gallery, Taipei, 2013, p. 122-125, illustrated in colour 
Rita Wong, SANYU Catalogue Raisonné: Prints, The Li Ching Cultural and Educational Foundation, Taipei, 2017, pp. 100-107

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