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Lot 128: 1934 ZHANG DAQIAN MEDICINE GOD PAINTING SCROLL

Est: $1,000 USD - $1,500 USDSold:
Eden Fine Antiques Galleries LLCMay 16, 2024Marietta, GA, US

Item Overview

Description

Artist: Zhang Daqian (1899 - 1983)
The Medicine God
Ink and color on paper, Yisebiao mount, Vertical Axis Hanging Scroll
Painting (Sight): Length: 118 cm, Width: 64 cm
Dated: In the 23rd Days of the Ninth Month of Jia Xu Year (1934)
Signed/Seal(s): Signed, with Four Seals

PROVENANCE:

These Important Paintings collection all originated from one prominent collector, spanning from Lot-95 to Lot-160 (Day 1), continuing from Lot-402 to Lot-456 (Day 2).

LOT NOTES:

Zhang Daqian (1899 - 1983), original name Zhang Yuan and pseudonym Daqian, was one of the best - known and most prodigious Chinese artists of the twentieth century. He is also regarded by many art experts as one of the most gifted master forgers of the twentieth century. He excelled at all types of paintings, and is especially famous for his landscape, as well as lotus paintings. As a child, Zhang Daqian was encouraged by his family to pursue painting. In 1917 his elder brother, Zhang Shanzi (an artist famous for his tiger paintings), accompanied him to Kyoto, Japan, to study textile dyeing. Two years later, Zhang Daqian went to Shanghai to receive traditional painting instruction from two famous calligraphers and painters of the time, Zeng Xi and Li Ruiqing. Through his association with these teachers, Zhang had the opportunity to study some works by ancient masters in detail. His early style attempted to emulate the Ming - Qing Individualists, including Tang Yin, Chen Hongshou , and Shitao. He meticulously studied and copied their works and began to make forgeries; his paintings after Shitao successfully deceived some of the best connoisseurs. After his early success in Shanghai, Zhang extended his career to the north in the late 1920s, when he became active in the cultural circles of Beijing. He began to collaborate with the well - known Beijing painter Pu Xinyu, and together they became known as the South Zhang and North Pu, an epithet that is still used to refer to their collaborative works of the 1930s. In 1940 Zhang Daqian led a group of artists to the caves of Mogao and Yulin. for the purpose of copying their Buddhist wall paintings. The group completed over 200 paintings, and the experience left Zhang with a repository of religious imagery. During the Sino - Japanese War, the artist zealously studied traditional Tang - Song figure painting and ancient monumental landscape painting. His love of tradition was also reflected in his personal collection of ancient Chinese paintings, which he began early in his career. At its peak, his collection contained several hundred works from the Tang to Qing dynasties. In reaction to the political climate in 1949, Zhang left China in the early 1950s. He resided in various places, including Mendoza, Argentina; Sao Paulo, Brazil; and Carmel, California. His meeting with Pablo Picasso in 1956 in Nice, France, was publicized as an artistic meeting between East and West. Hang Daqian developed eye problems in the late 1950s. As his eyesight deteriorated, he developed his mature splashed color (pocai) style. Although he attributed this style in part to the splashed - ink technique of the ancient painter Wang Mo (also known as Wang Qia , many believe it to be related to that of the Abstract Expressionist movement then popular in the United States and a departure from that of his traditional paintings. Zhang's splashed - color paintings fetched the highest market prices for contemporary Chinese paintings at international auctions of the time. In 1978 the artist settled in Taipei, Taiwan. His residence, Moye Jingshe, next to the National Palace Museum, is now the Memorial Museum of Zhang Daqian.

Artist or Maker

Condition Report

Over all in EXCELLENT Condition. Natural imperfection on the medium (paper or silk), regardless from any major damages; includes light blooms, discoloration and minor fading. Consider normal due to the ages. The bidder assumes responsibility for ensuring that the condition of the item(s) meets with their satisfaction prior to bidding. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, and is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. EDEN Galleries shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

Payment & Shipping

Payment

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Shipping

Packing and Shipping
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Auction Details

Day-1 IMPORTANT CHINESE FINEARTS & ANTIQUES

by
Eden Fine Antiques Galleries LLC
May 16, 2024, 09:00 AM EST

1485 Canton Road Ste 100, Marietta, GA, 30066, US

Terms

Live bidding may start higher or lower

Buyer's Premium

$0 - 100,000:28.0%
$100,001 - 1,000,000:23.0%
$1,000,001+:20.0%

Bidding Increments

From:To:Increment:
$0$24$1
$25$99$5
$100$199$10
$200$499$25
$500$999$50
$1,000$1,999$100
$2,000$4,999$250
$5,000$9,999$500
$10,000$19,999$1,000
$20,000$49,999$2,500
$50,000$99,999$5,000
$100,000$199,999$10,000
$200,000$499,999$25,000
$500,000+$50,000

Terms & Conditions of Sale

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Condition Reports
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