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medium

Oil on masonite

creator

Sanyu

condition

The work is overall in good condition. Very minor craquelure near the centre of the painting is visible only upon very close inspection; examination under UV light reveals minor signs of retouching to the area. "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

79.5 by 65 cm; 31 ¼ by 25 ½ in. 

literature

Rita Wong, ed., Sanyu Catalogue Raisonné: Oil Paintings Volume II, The Li Ching Cultural and Educational Foundation, Taipei, 2011, plate 287, p. 96, 134

provenance

Collection of Monsieur Jacques Oettinger and Madame Denyse Oettinger (Gift of the artist in 1962) Thence by descent to the Oettinger family Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 6 April 2009, Lot 525 Acquired directly from the above by the present important private Asian collector 

signedDate

Signed in Chinese and French 

artist_range_end

1966

artist_range_start

1895

consignmentDesignation

Property from an important private asian collection

creator_nationality_dates

1895 - 1966


*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.

*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.


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