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Contemporary Work on Canvas

Auction:
2978T
Lot:
1197
Sold for:
$49$40

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Auction:
Discovery - 2978T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
January 05, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Contemporary Work on Canvas, China, in the manner of Lu Zuogeng, an assemblage of fragmentary photos of Empress Dowager Cixi and the Last Emperor Puyi mixed with calligraphy, brush strokes, and paint drippings, acrylic, ink, and gold on canvas, unsigned, framed, painting 47 1/2 x 47 1/2 in.
Estimate $20-200

in good condition with minor buckling to canvas.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Dowager Cixi, Canvas, Empress dowager, Empress Dowager Cixi, Manchu people, Puyi, The Last Emperor, China

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