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Zhang Daqian 1899-1983 Chinese Watercolor Scroll
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Watercolor and ink on paper, hanging scroll. Featuring people playing the Go under pine tree. Signed Zhang Daqian 1899-1983 Chinese, inscribed with 2 artist seals. 64 x 127 cm. Zhang Daqian was a Chinese artist known for painting in traditional Eastern techniques while exploring the Western movements of Impressionism and Expressionism. His use of delicate brushstrokes and splashed color application, produced unique images of nature, as seen in his work Lotus (1963). He was also known for his forgeries of ancient Chinese masters, such as Shi Tao, Tang Yin, and Chen Hongshou. Born Zhang Yuan on May 10, 1899 in Neijiang, China, Zhang learned to paint flowers from his mother at a young age, going on to study traditional Chinese painting methods in Shanghai under Zeng Xi and Li Ruiqing. Over the course of his life Zhang travelled the world, even meeting Pablo Picasso during a 1956 visit to Nice, France. The artist died on April 2, 1983 in Taipei, Taiwan at the age of 84. Today, Zhang’s home, known as the Zhang Daqian Residence, is a memorial to the artist maintained by the National Palace Museum in Taipei, his works are held in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Denver Art Museum, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, among others.
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American, 19th century : This work was executed by an unknown hand, and can only be identified by origin (i.e., region, period).
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Zhang Daqian 1899-1983 Chinese Watercolor Scroll

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Jan 17, 2019
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0064: Zhang Daqian 1899-1983 Chinese Watercolor Scroll

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Est. $3,000 - $5,000Starting Price $200
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Watercolor and ink on paper, hanging scroll. Featuring people playing the Go under pine tree. Signed Zhang Daqian 1899-1983 Chinese, inscribed with 2 artist seals. 64 x 127 cm. Zhang Daqian was a Chinese artist known for painting in traditional Eastern techniques while exploring the Western movements of Impressionism and Expressionism. His use of delicate brushstrokes and splashed color application, produced unique images of nature, as seen in his work Lotus (1963). He was also known for his forgeries of ancient Chinese masters, such as Shi Tao, Tang Yin, and Chen Hongshou. Born Zhang Yuan on May 10, 1899 in Neijiang, China, Zhang learned to paint flowers from his mother at a young age, going on to study traditional Chinese painting methods in Shanghai under Zeng Xi and Li Ruiqing. Over the course of his life Zhang travelled the world, even meeting Pablo Picasso during a 1956 visit to Nice, France. The artist died on April 2, 1983 in Taipei, Taiwan at the age of 84. Today, Zhang’s home, known as the Zhang Daqian Residence, is a memorial to the artist maintained by the National Palace Museum in Taipei, his works are held in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Denver Art Museum, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, among others.
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<b> All lots that do not carry established documented provenance nor any past record of auction history record are described in the catalog as attributed .</b> <br><br> All authorship of items in this catalog are described according to the following terms: <br><br> Signed [Artist Name] : In cases in which the signature is legible in the lot, this work is described as-is with no attributions given.<br><br> By [Artist Name] : The work is by the artist.<br><br> Attributed to [Artist Name] : The work may be ascribed to the artist on the basis of style, but there may be some question as to actual authorship.<br><br> In the manner of [Artist Name] : The work was executed by an unknown hand, but was designed deliberately to emulate the style of the artist.<br><br> After [Artist Name] : The work was executed by an unknown hand, but is a deliberate copy of a known work by the artist.<br><br> Circle of [Artist Name] : A work of the period of the artist showing his influence, closely associated with the artist but not necessarily his pupil.<br><br>Follower of [Artist Name]: A work by a pupil or a follower of the artist (not necessarily a pupil).<br><br> American, 19th century : This work was executed by an unknown hand, and can only be identified by origin (i.e., region, period).

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