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Lot 95: AfterBai Xueshi, Landscape with River, Wood Engraving, 1977
October 22, 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Wood engraving on paper mounted as a scroll painting
After Bai Xueshi (1915-2011) - Chinese artist
Depiction of an idyllic landscape with boats and fishermen
Background is dominated by the monumental mountains
In front of houses and trees
Seal xueshi changnian (long years of Xueshi) and calligraphic inscription upper left hand corner
The inscription can be read as ‘In the spring of 1977 Xueshi wrote at River Li’
The reverse is marked with a stamp of ‘Ron Bao Zhai’ that once sold the work and a label identifying the painter ‘Bai Xueshi zuo’
Mount on paper and matted with silk brocade, wooden handles
Dimensions: 166 x 54 cm
Picture: 57 x 41 cm
Very good condition
Provenance: Private collection, Germany
Condition: The work is in good condition with slight traces of wear. Some stains, as well as crease folds are visible. The mount has recently been fixed on the bottom and there are fine tears on the top by the hanging. The overall dimensions are 166 x 154 cm and the dimensions of the picture plane are 57 x 41 cm.
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