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Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1423
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$17,775$15,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Modern Painting, Qi Baishi (1863-1957), ink and colors on paper, depiction of a tea brewing scene, inscribed, signed "Baishi lao ren," dedicated to Xuetao, with two seals of the artist, mounted in hanging scroll format, 54 1/2 x 27 1/4 in.

N.B. Wang Xuetao (1903-1982) was a modern painter specializing in the bird and flower genre. He was once a student of Qi Baishi.

Provenance: Bonhams Hong Kong, Fine Chinese Paintings and 20th Century and Contemporary Asian Art, December 2008
Estimate $8,000-10,000

Keywords

B. Wang Xuetao, modern painter, Chinese painting, Computer programming, Kakemono, Qi, Qi Baishi, Seal, Tea

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