The Reverend Richard Fabian Collection of Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy III

Bonhams London
New York

Date of the auction: 20.09.2021

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Deng Shiru (1743-1805)

Calligraphy in Small Seal Script, 1800 Hanging scroll, ink on paper, inscribed by the artist and dated fifth year of the Jiaqing reign, and signed Wanbai Deng Shiru, with two artist's seals Deng Wanbai shi, and Shiru, with a collector's seal Deng Ying Jushi. 35 3/4 x 14 1/4in (91 x 36cm

Lot #: 1

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

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Ruan Yuan (1764-1849)

The Song Hu Inscription in Seal Script A set of four hanging scrolls, ink on paper, inscribed by the artist with a dedication to his son, Fu'er, and signed Yixing Laoren Bo Yuan, with three artist's seals Langhuan Xianguang, Yixing Yanling and Huguang shanse Ruangong lou. 53 1/2 x 12 3/8in (136.1 x

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Yu Yue (1821-1906)

Calligraphy in Clerical Script A set of four hanging scrolls, ink on paper, the fourth scroll signed Qu Yuan Yu Yue, with two artist's seals Yu Yue chang shou and Qu Yuan Jushi, with a third artist's seal on the first panel Xian xing tian yu xiezuo jujia. 51 3/4 x 12 3/8in (131.3 x 31.5cm), each

Lot #: 3

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

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Zhao Zhiqian (1829-1884)

Calligraphy in Running / Standard Script A set of four hanging scrolls, ink on paper, the fourth scroll with a dedication to Ziting (Fang Junyi 方濬益/濬頤, 1815-1899), and signed Weishu Zhao Zhiqian, with an artist's seal reading Zhao Zhiqian yin, with three collectors' seals reading Yulou Pan ding, Cao

Lot #: 4

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

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Huang Binhong (1865-1955)

Couplet in Large Seal Script, 1943 A pair of hanging scrolls, ink on paper, with the artist's transcription in running/regular script, dated guiwei and signed Huang Binhong, with four artist's seals reading Huang Binhong, Jiazi sheng, guiwei nian bashi and Bing shang Hongfeiguan. 48 x 7 7/8in (122 x

Lot #: 5

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

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Li Ruiqing (1867-1920)

Landscape and Calligraphy, 1892 Folding fan, ink and color on gold paper, inscribed by the artist with a dedication and signed Qing daoren, with an artist's seal reading Qing daoren, reversed by calligraphy in Northern Wei style script, ink on gold paper, dated renchen, and signed Qing daoren with

Lot #: 6

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

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Hongyi fashi (Li Shutong, 1880-1942)

Calligraphy in Running/Standard Script, 1937 A pair of hanging scrolls, ink on paper, inscribed by the artist, and dated dingchou and signed Yuebi, with two artist's seals, one reading Longyin, and a figural seal of the Buddha. 26 5/8 x 8in (67.7 x 20.4cm), each scroll (2

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$40,000

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Zhao Tong (19th century)

Plum Blossoms, 1891 Album of ten leaves, ink on paper, each leaf inscribed by the artist, the final leaf dated xinmao, with artist's seals reading Baichi, Shi'er Fengqiao, Qiantang Zhao Tong, Tong, Zhao Tong, Zhao Tong, Xiaocun, Zhao Tong yin, Baichi shu hua. 8 1/2 x 12 5/8in (21.5 x 32cm), each

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Zheng Shan (1811-1897)

Gathering Place for Ci Poets, for Xu Zeng, 1861-1897 Horizontal handscroll, ink and color on paper, inscribed by the artist, with a dedication to Maisun (Xu Zeng, 1822-1903) and dated dingyou and signed Zheng Shan with an artist's seal Xuehu, a frontispiece in seal script calligraphy by Yi Nianzeng

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Chen Chongguang (1839-1896)

Landscape after Huang Gongwang Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, inscribed by the artist and signed Chen Chongguang with two artist's seals Ruomu and Chen Chongguang. 59 x 15 1/2in (151 x 39.4cm

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Huang Binhong (1865-1955)

Landscape for Professor Liu Ruli, 1952 Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, inscribed by the artist with a dedication to Ruli and dated renchen, and signed Binhong with two artist's seals Huang Binhong and Quzhu Huaibao. 37 3/4 x 16 7/8in (95.8 x 42.8cm

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Huang Binhong (1865-1955)

Abstract Landscape, 1952 Large album leaf mounted as a hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, inscribed by the artist, dated renchen, and signed Binhong, with an artist's seal Huang Binhong. 12 5/8 x 17 7/8in (32 x 45.2cm

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$80,000

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Jiang Yun (1847-1918/1919)

Landscapes After Old Masters, 1908 Album of twelve leaves, ink and color on paper, each leaf inscribed and signed by the artist, dated the first year of the Xuantong reign, with a total of twenty-four artist's seals, with a collector's seal on the mount of the twelfth leaf, and a colophon signed

Lot #: 13

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

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Gu Yun (1835-1896)

Landscapes, 1890 Album of twelve leaves, ink on paper, the final leaf with an artist's inscription dated gengyin, with a dedication to Langfu, and signed Ruobo, with a total of 14 artist's seals reading Ruobo, Ruobo, Yunhu, Gu Yun si yin, Ruobo Huayin, Gu Yun, Gu Yun and Gu Yun. 10 7/8 x 12 1/4in

Lot #: 14

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

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Tao Tao (active 1825-1900)

Landscapes, 1882 Album of twelve Leaves, ink and color on paper, each leaf inscribed by the artist accompanied by the artist's seal Yi Sheng Hua Yin, the final leaf dated renwu and signed Tao Tao Yisun. 12 3/4 x 15 1/8in (32.5 x 38.5cm), each leaf

Lot #: 15

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

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Wu Dacheng (1835-1902)

Landscapes, 1895 Album of twelve leaves, ink or ink and color on paper, the last leaf inscribed with a dedication, dated the second month of yiwei and signed Wu Dacheng, with two artist's seals reading shigui shanfang and Kezhai, and two collector's seals Xuezhai jingyan and Haiyan Shen shi

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Weng Tonghe (1830-1904)

Landscape and Trees after Wu Li, 1877 Horizontal handscroll, ink and color on paper, the artist transcribing the original Wu Li inscriptions, followed by his own inscription dated dingchou, and signed Weng Tonghe, with two seals Tonghe siyin and Weng, mounted with a colophon by Lu Shufan (1868-1926

Lot #: 17

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

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Weng Shouqi (active 1891-1921) and Wang Tongyu (1856-1941)

A Collaborative Landscape, 1894 Horizontal handscroll, ink and color on satin, with an artist's inscription by Weng Shouqi and dated jiawu, and signed Qi with an artist's seal, followed by two additional inscriptions by Weng Shouqi, the first in regular script and dedicated to Yuanfu, with a figural

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$4,000

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Tang Di (1878-1948)

Ink Pine Hanging scroll, ink on paper, inscribed by the artist, and signed Dingzhi, with three artist's seals Tang Di Changshou, Shangyu Daoren, and Le min he sun. 56 5/8 x 15 1/8in (144.1 x 38.4cm

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Feng Chaoran (1882-1954)

Scholar Gazing at Plum, 1944 Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, inscribed by the artist and dated jiachen, signed Shende Feng Chaoran with three artist's seals Songshan jushi, Feng Chaoran and Bai he qi ren. 26 5/8 x 13 3/8in (67.5 x 34.1cm

Lot #: 20

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

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Lu Yingxiang (late 19th century)

Journey While Reclining, 1885 Horizontal handscroll, ink and color on paper, inscribed by the artist with a date of Guangxu yiyou, followed by two artist's seals reading Jingzhong and Lu Anxiang yin, with a third unidentified seal, mounted with by a frontispiece by Xu Yunlin (19th century), titled

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Yan Bing (19th century) and Yu Zouyan (19th century)

Villa of Cloud Watching Mountain A single handscroll, the frontpiece title by Zhang Xianghe (1785-1862), ink on gold-flecked paper, dated yisi (1845), with two seals Daya and Cengyou Guilin ershisi yandong; first painting section by Yu Zouyan, ink and color on paper, inscribed and signed by the

Lot #: 22

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

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Wang Li (1813-1879)

Birds, Flowers and Vegetables, 1862 Album of twelve leaves, ink and color on paper, each leaf inscribed by the artist, the third leaf dated renxu, each leaf with the artist's seals Qiu Yan Shuhua, Qiu Daoshi, Lao Qiu Huaji, Qiu Yan, and Wujiang Wang Li. 9 1/4 x 12 1/4in (23.4 x 31.1cm), each leaf

Lot #: 23

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

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Ren Xiong (1823-1857)

Rooster and Lily by a Fence Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, signed by the artist Weichang, with two artist's seals Weichang and Ren Xiong zhi yin with two collector's seals Xiong Shiyi Jianding and Yizhai nishan. 45 3/8 x 13in (115 x 33cm

Lot #: 24

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

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Ren Xiong (1823-1857)

Duanwu Flower in a Guan Vase Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, signed Weichang, with one artist's seal Ren Xiong siyin , and two collectors' seals. 48 1/4 x 14in (122.5 x 35.5cm

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Zhu Cheng (1826-1900)

Peony, Magnolia and Bird, 1869 Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, inscribed by the artist and dated jisi and signed Menglu Zhu Cheng with two artist's seals Menglu huishu tu zhang and yipin and two collector's seals. 53 7/8 x 23 1/8in (136.9 x 58.8cm

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Ren Yi (1840-1895)

Bird on a Magnolia Branch, 1892 Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper inscribed by the artist with a date of Guangxu renchen, and signed Shanyin Ren Yi, with two artist's seals Shanyin Ren Yi and Yi yin with a collector's seal Qian Jingtang jianding Ren Bonian zhenji zhi yin. 51 5/8 x 22 3/8in (131

Lot #: 27

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

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Ren Yi (1840-1895) and Hu Yuan (1823-1826)

King of the Mountain, 1878 Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, inscribed by Hu Yuan, noting that Ren Yi painted the tiger, dated wuyin, and signed Hu Yuan, with two of each artist's seals, Hu Gongshou yin, Hengyun Shanmin, Ren Yi si yin, Bonian and Jiehexuan. 93 x 45 1/2in (236 x 115.7cm

Lot #: 28

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

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Hu Zhang (1848-1899)

Visiting a Friend with a Qin Hanging scroll, ink on paper, inscribed with a poem by the artist, signed Hu Zhang, with two artist's seals reading Hu shi Tiemei and Shuiqing shishou bian neng qi. 96 1/2 x 48in (245.1 x 121.9cm

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 20 Sep 2021

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Pu Hua (1832-1911)

True Meaning of Mountains and Streams, 1884 Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, inscribed by the artist and dated jiashen and signed Pu Hua, with an artist's seal Xiushui Pu Hua Zuoying. 71 1/4 x 37in (181 x 94cm

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$40,000

Date: 20 Sep 2021