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Modern Painting

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1450
Sold for:
$9,480$8,000

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

Description:

Modern Painting, China, ink and colors on paper, depiction of a scene from the mural painting at Dunhuang Mogao Grotto, inscription signed by Xu Beihong, dated the spring in 1945, reads "Brother Wenbo's treasure, copied (from Dunhuang) by (Zhang) Daqian in 1939...," one seal, mounted in hanging scroll format, 34 x 37 1/4 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

China, Buddhist pilgrimage, Xu Beihong

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