Fine Chinese Modern Paintings

Christie's
Hong Kong

Date of the auction: 26.11.2019

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ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983)

ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983) Retreat in the Bamboo Grove Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper 102 x 193 cm. (40 1/8 x 76 in.) Inscribed and signed, with four seals of the artist and one dated seal of dingsi year (1977) Dated summer, sixty-sixth year (of the Republic, 1977

Lot #: 1280

Estimate: HK$45,000,000 - HK$55,000,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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WU GUANZHONG (1919-2010)

WU GUANZHONG (1919-2010) The Grand Canyon Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper 123.3 x 170 cm. (48 ½ x 66 7/8 in.) Entitled, inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist Dated 1989 Provenance Acquired from Zee Stone Gallery, Hong Kong in 1996 by the present owner

Lot #: 1262

Estimate: HK$15,000,000 - HK$20,000,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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WU GUANZHONG (1919-2010)

WU GUANZHONG (1919-2010) Tsim Sha Tsui Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper 88.5 x 67.5 cm. (34 7/8 x 26 5/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist Dated 1990 Note: Please note that there is a discrepancy between the actual dimensions of the painting and those printed

Lot #: 1261

Estimate: HK$4,000,000 - HK$6,000,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983)

ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983) Scholar in the Woods Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper 118 x 58.5 cm. (46 ½ x 23 in.) Inscribed, with four seals of the artist and one dated seal of guihai year (1983) Dated 1983 Provenance Sotheby’s Hong Kong, Fine Chinese Paintings, 8 April 2008, Lot 175

Lot #: 1342

Estimate: HK$8,000,000 - HK$12,000,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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FU BAOSHI (1904-1965)

FU BAOSHI (1904-1965) Waterfalls of Lake Jingpo Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper 97.2 x 180.6 cm. (38 ¼ x 71 1/8 in.) Entitled, inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist Dated May, 1963 Provenance Christie's Swire Hong Kong, Fine 19th and 20th Century Chinese Paintings

Lot #: 1301

Estimate: HK$5,000,000 - HK$8,000,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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FU BAOSHI (1904-1965)

FU BAOSHI (1904-1965) Playing Qin beside Waterfall Hanging scroll, ink and colour on paper 78.5 x 54.2 cm. (30 7/8 x 21 3/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist and one dated seal of guimao year (1963

Lot #: 1255

Estimate: HK$4,000,000 - HK$6,000,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983)

ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983) Ink Lotus Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on paper 94.5 x 174.7 cm. (37 ¼ x 68 ¾ in.) Inscribed and signed, with four seals of the artist Dated winter, bingwu year (1966) Dedicated to Qiyuan and Madame Meide Provenance Acquired directly from the artist, thence by descent

Lot #: 1279

Estimate: HK$3,000,000 - HK$5,000,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983)

ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983) Goddess Scattering Flowers Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper 123 x 65 cm. (48 3/8 x 25 5/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist Dated twelfth month, guiyou year (1933) Titleslip entitled and inscribed Dated twelfth month, gengchen year

Lot #: 1266

Estimate: HK$2,500,000 - HK$3,500,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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XU BEIHONG (1895-1953)

XU BEIHONG (1895-1953) War-Horse and Calligraphic Couplet A set of three hanging scrolls, ink and colour on paper / ink on paper War-Horse measures 121 x 69 cm. (47 5/8 x 27 1/8 in.) Calligraphic Couplet each scroll measures 127 x 26.5 cm. (50 x 10 3/8 in.) (3)Both inscribed and signed, with one

Lot #: 1303

Estimate: HK$2,500,000 - HK$3,500,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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LIN FENGMIAN (1900-1991)

LIN FENGMIAN (1900-1991) Lady Holding a Waterlily Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper 65.3 x 65.3 cm. (25 ¾ x 25 ¾ in.) Signed, with one seal of the artist Provenance Sotheby's Hong Kong, Fine Modern and Contemporary Chinese Paintings, 26 April 1999, Lot 267

Lot #: 1259

Estimate: HK$1,800,000 - HK$2,800,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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XU BEIHONG (1895-1953)

XU BEIHONG (1895-1953) Portrait of Mrs Lu Yun Tao (small draft) Scroll, mounted on linen and framed, oil on canvas 38.5 x 26.5 cm. (15 1/8 x 10 3/8 in.) Note: This painting will be featured in the upcoming book Complete Works by Xu Beihong: Oil Paintings , edited by Fan Di’an and Xu Qingping, to be

Lot #: 1302

Estimate: HK$1,500,000 - HK$3,000,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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PU RU (1896-1963)

PU RU (1896-1963) Viewing Waterfall from the Pavilion Hanging scroll, ink and colour on paper 101 x 34.3 cm. (39 ¾ x 13 ½ in.) Inscribed and signed, with three seals of the artist Dated winter, renyin year (1962) Dedicated to Madame Jingci (Shum Ching Chee

Lot #: 1201

Estimate: HK$150,000 - HK$200,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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PU RU (1896-1963)

PU RU (1896-1963) Calligraphic Couplet A pair of hanging scrolls, ink on gold-flecked paper Each scroll measures 132 x 33.5 cm. (52 x 13 ¼ in.) (2)Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist Dedicated to Madame Jingci (Shum Ching Chee

Lot #: 1202

Estimate: HK$80,000 - HK$120,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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PU RU (1896-1963)

PU RU (1896-1963) Orchids Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper 29.5 x 60 cm. (11 5/8 x 23 5/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist

Lot #: 1203

Estimate: HK$30,000 - HK$50,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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PU RU (1896-1963)

PU RU (1896-1963) Lotus & Dragonfly Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on paper 29.5 x 60 cm. (11 5/8 x 23 5/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist

Lot #: 1204

Estimate: HK$30,000 - HK$50,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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PU RU (1896-1963)

PU RU (1896-1963) Bamboo Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on paper 29.5 x 60 cm. (11 5/8 x 23 5/8 in.) Entitled and signed, with one seal of the artist

Lot #: 1205

Estimate: HK$30,000 - HK$50,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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GUAN LIANG (1900-1986)

GUAN LIANG (1900-1986) Still Life Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper 35 x 46 cm. (13 ¾ x 18 1/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dated ninth month, guichou year (1973

Lot #: 1206

Estimate: HK$60,000 - HK$80,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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GUAN LIANG (1900-1986)

GUAN LIANG (1900-1986) Lin Chong - Character from the Water Margin Scroll, mounted on cardboard and framed, ink and colour on paper 53 x 33 cm. (20 7/8 x 13 in.) Entitled, inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dedicated to Guwei

Lot #: 1207

Estimate: HK$26,000 - HK$32,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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DING YANYONG (1902-1978)

DING YANYONG (1902-1978) Bird & Gourds Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on paper 137.5 x 35 cm. (54 1/8 x 13 ¾ in.) Entitled and signed, with one seal of the artist Dated jiachen year (1964

Lot #: 1208

Estimate: HK$25,000 - HK$35,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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DING YANYONG (1902-1978)

DING YANYONG (1902-1978) Lotus and Frogs Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on paper 141 x 35.2 cm. (55 ½ x 13 7/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dedicated to Madame Juanjuan (Cho Keun-Keun

Lot #: 1209

Estimate: HK$30,000 - HK$40,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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DING YANYONG (1902-1978)

DING YANYONG (1902-1978) Chrysanthemum Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on paper 137.5 x 34.8 cm. (54 1/8 x 13 ¾ in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dedicated to Madame Juanjuan (Cho Keun-Keun

Lot #: 1210

Estimate: HK$25,000 - HK$35,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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DING YANYONG (1902-1978)

DING YANYONG (1902-1978) Cottage by the River Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on paper 141.2 x 67 cm. (55 5/8 x 26 3/8 in.) Entitled, inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dated summer, fifth month, yisi year (1965) Dedicated to Madame Juanjuan (Cho Keun-Keun

Lot #: 1211

Estimate: HK$50,000 - HK$70,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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DING YANYONG (1902-1978)

DING YANYONG (1902-1978) Aquatics in a Lotus Pond Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on paper 35 x 139.5 cm. (13 ¾ x 54 7/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dated jiachen year (1964) Dedicated to Madame Juanjuan (Cho Keun-Keun

Lot #: 1212

Estimate: HK$30,000 - HK$40,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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DING YANYONG (1902-1978)

DING YANYONG (1902-1978) Flowers, Birds and Aquatics A set of six scrolls, mounted and framed, ink on paper 1. 45 x 34.5 cm. (17 ¾ x 13 5/8 in.) 2. 35 x 35 cm. (13 ¾ x 13 ¾ in.) 3. 23.2 x 35.3 cm. (9 1/8 x 13 7/8 in.) 4. 23.8 x 35.4 cm. (9 3/8 x 13 7/8 in.) 5. 23.5 x 34.7 cm. (9 ¼ x 13 5/8 in.) 6

Lot #: 1213

Estimate: HK$50,000 - HK$70,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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SHEN YINMO (1887-1971)

SHEN YINMO (1887-1971) Calligraphy Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on paper 67 x 32.3 cm. (26 3/8 x 12 ¾ in.) Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist

Lot #: 1214

Estimate: HK$40,000 - HK$60,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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WU HUFAN (1894-1968)

WU HUFAN (1894-1968) Calligraphy in Running Script Hanging scroll, ink on patterned paper 134.5 x 68 cm. (53 x 26 ¾ in.) Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist Dated summer, guiwei year (1943

Lot #: 1215

Estimate: HK$120,000 - HK$220,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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SHEN ZENGZHI (1850-1922)

SHEN ZENGZHI (1850-1922) Calligraphy Fan leaf, mounted and framed, ink on paper 20 x 56 cm. (7 7/8 x 22 in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dedicated to Yaochen

Lot #: 1216

Estimate: HK$50,000 - HK$70,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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SHEN ZENGZHI (1850-1922)

SHEN ZENGZHI (1850-1922) Calligraphy Fan leaf, mounted and framed, ink on gold-flecked paper 18 x 51 cm. (7 1/8 x 20 1/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist Dedicated to Juzhai

Lot #: 1217

Estimate: HK$40,000 - HK$60,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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LI YANSHAN (1898-1961)

LI YANSHAN (1898-1961) Pine Trees and Rocks after Tang Yin Fan leaf, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper 20.5 x 58.5 cm. (8 1/8 x 23 in.) Entitled, inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist Dated spring, dingmao year (1927) Dedicated to Lu Zishu (1900-1978) Two collector’s seals

Lot #: 1218

Estimate: HK$20,000 - HK$30,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019

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LI YANSHAN (1898-1961)

LI YANSHAN (1898-1961) Spring Scenery Fan leaf, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper 18.5 x 53 cm. (7 ¼ x 20 7/8 in.) Inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist Dated winter, wuyin year (1938) Dedicated to Yuyou

Lot #: 1219

Estimate: HK$20,000 - HK$30,000

Date: 26 Nov 2019