27 mai 2011
The Yongzheng Emperor (1678-1735), Calligraphy in Running Script. Photo Bonhams Ink on paper, hanging scroll . Inscribed and signed Yubi, with two seals of the Yongzheng Emperor .Dated fourth month of the second year of the Yongzheng reign (1724), 106.7cm x 48.5cm (42in x 19in). Sold for HK$660,000 Provenance:: Butterfields, San Francisco, 4 November 1993, lot 930An American private collectionWith the original letter of Professor Feng Erkang in 1994With the original letter of Professor Chen Jiexian in 2003This... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2010
Freer and Sackler Galleries Launch First Web Resource of "Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy"
The Web resource represents a particularly rich period in Chinese art, showcasing foundational Song and Yuan styles, themes and artists WASHINGTON, DC.- The earliest Chinese paintings in one of the most important collections in the West are now featured in a new public Web resource launched by the Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler galleries. “Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy” contains hundreds of images and comprehensive documentation of the Freer’s exceptional holdings of 85 works of Chinese brushwork from the 10th... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2009
The Conquests Of The Emperor Qianlong A Set Of Sixteen Engravings After Castiglione Et Al, And Eighteen Panels Of Calligraphy
The Conquests Of The Emperor Qianlong A Set Of Sixteen Engravings After Castiglione Et Al, And Eighteen Panels Of Calligraphy, 1769-74 each mounted on paper and with a yellow silk backing, accompanied by a set of eighteen manuscript poems originally composed and written by Qianlong, bearing the seal of the Imperial library and small red-ink seals indicating that the calligraphy is the Qianlong Emperor's own hand (34). each engraving approximately 20 3/4 x 35 1/2 in., 52.7 x 90.2 cm. Estimate 30,000—40,000 USD ... [Lire la suite]