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Narrative Painting

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2885B
Lot:
474
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Narrative Painting, China, depicting a man caught on fire running away from a house, two bystanders fleeing, and two heavenly figures standing on clouds above the rooftop, possibly a cutout of a larger painting, ink and color on silk, framed and glazed, painting 18 x 16 5/8 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

many traces of repaired tears, not examined out of frame.


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Keywords

China, Arts in China, Chinese art, Chinese painting, Painting, Silk

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