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About the object

labels of Pioneers of Modern Chinese Painting in Paris exhibition at de Sarthe gallery affixed to the stretcher on the reverse
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medium

Oil on canvas

creator

Sanyu

condition

Stable hairline craquelure visible across the overall surface, particularly near the top left and lower right corners. Work is overall in very good condition. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

dimensions

93 by 116 cm; 36 5/8  by 45 5/8  in.

exhibition

Paris, Musée des art asiatiques Guimet, Sanyu: l'écriture du corps (Language of the Body), 2004 Taipei, Tina Keng Gallery, Sanyu: A Pioneering Avant-Garde in Chinese Modernist Art, 2013 Paris, de Sarthe gallery, Pioneers of Modern Chinese Painting in Paris, 2014

literature

Henri Pierre-Roché, Inventaire des tableaux de Sanyu de la Collection Henri Pierre-Roché, 1956, No.105 Rita Wong, ed., Sanyu Catalogue Raisonné: Oil Paintings, Yageo Foundation and Lin & Keng Art Publications, Taipei, 2001, plate 213, p. 335 Jean-Paul Descroches, ed., Sanyu: l'écriture du corps (Language of the Body), Skira and A.R.A.A., Paris, 2004, plate 69, p.172 Rita Wong, ed., Sanyu Catalogue Raisonné: Oil Paintings Volume Two, The Li Ching Cultural and Educational Foundation, Taipei, 2011, plate 213, p. 140 Tina Keng, ed., Sanyu: A Pioneering Avant-Garde in Chinese Modernist Art, Ting Keng Gallery, Taipei, 2013, p. 139 Lao Zhu and Wu Ning, Pioneers of Modern Chinese Painting in Paris, de Sarthe Gallery, Hong Kong, 2014, p. 43

provenance

Collection of Henri-Pierre Roché Collection of Jean-Claude Riedel Christie's, Hong Kong, 26 October 2003, Lot 127 Acquired directly from the above by the present important private Asian collector

signedDate

Signed in Chinese and French, dated 1931

artist_range_end

1966

artist_range_start

1895

consignmentDesignation

Property from an important private asian collection

creator_nationality_dates

1895 - 1966


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