09-16-2016 09-16-2016
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2927B Boston
September 16, 2016 11:00 AMCalender
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John Way, Painting Depicting Fish

 
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2927B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 16, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

John Way, Painting Depicting Fish, China, ink and color on paper, signed and sealed Wei Letang (1921-2012), 38 x 17 in.
Provenance: The family of the artist. Way was a student of Li Zhonqian in calligraphy and painting, and spent many hours copying famous texts and studying ancient stele and bronze inscriptions. His work was exhibited at The Honolulu Academy of arts in 2006. His work was praised by Yu Youren, Wu Hafan, Wang Yiting, and Liu Haisu.
Estimate $500-700


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Keywords

Wei Letang, Liu Haisu, Wang Yiting, Wu Hafan, China