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Handscroll, Zhang Ruocheng (1722-1770), "Le quan jing she tu" (Painting of the Elegant Studio of Lequan), ink on paper, depiction of a contemplative scholar outside his studio in a rustic landscape, with inscriptions by Zhang Taiming, Jiang Pu (1708-1761), Hui Tian, and Jie Fu, four seals. Title page, three seals; preface, calligraphy on silk, dated February of gengchen year (1760), recording the origin of the name of Le quan studio, Zhang Taikai (?-1774), two seals; a separate section of inscriptions in various calligraphic scripts dedicated to the owner of Lequan Studio, from well-known figures in the literati class in mid-Qing, Jiang Hening, Nuo Min, Qin Baili, Bian Jizu, Ji Yun (1724-1805), Shen Shi, Qian Daxin (1728-1804), Zhu Gui, Gu Guangxu (1731-1797), Ji Mengxiong, Weng Fanggang, Qian Dajing, Wang Yongxi, Zhu Yeyuan; a section of inscriptions by Qian Zai, Huang Wuzi (two seals), Huang Sizi (three seals), Huang Liuzi (four seals), Jin Sheng, Liu Quanzhi (1739-1818) (three seals), dated the summer of dingji year (1797), one collector's seal; inscription by po meng ju shi Sun Zutong (1894-1937) (two seals), dated the winter of gengwu year (1930), the scroll remounted by Sun Zutong in the seventh month, autumn of xinwei year (1931), 221 x 12 in.
Provenance: Ex P.Y. Wang Collection.