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Fan Painting of Children with a Tree

Auction:
2843B
Lot:
487
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2843B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 19, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Fan Painting of Children with a Tree, China, in the manner of Wang Su (1794-1877), depicting a scholar sitting on a rock watching a group of children washing a big sycamore tree, titled "washing sycamore tree," inscribed and dated "renchen" year (1892), signed "Xiao Mou Wang Su," with one artist seal reading "Xiao Mou," framed, fan 8 x 19 in.
Provenance: Collection of Christopher and Roberta Bickford
Estimate $800-1,000

loss of paper, pigment, and details along creases, backed and matted on paper.


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Keywords

Wang Su, Roberta Bickford, China, Sycamore

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