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March 19, 2016 11:00 AMCalender

Loose Painting Depicting Pines

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


Loose Painting Depicting Pines, China, John Way (1921-2012) [Wei Letang], against a rocky mountain amidst misty clouds, in dry and wet brush strokes, color on paper, signed in cursive script with a seal, 14 7/8 x 22 3/4 in.

Provenance: The family of the artist. Way was a student of Li Zhonqian, and C.C. Wang described Way's brushwork as "powerful, direct, free and spontaneous, like the dynamic movements of a dragon" in 2000.
Estimate $800-1,000

numerous creases, wear to edges, minor foxing in progress to some areas.

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Wei Letang, C.C. Wang, China