23 avril 2010

Christie's Presents the Most Valuable Chinese Painting Ever Offered at Auction

Landscapes Inspired by Du Fu’s Poetic Sensibilities valued at HK$120 million/US$15.5 million. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 HONG KONG.- A masterpiece valued at HK$120 million/US$15,480,000 by Ming Dynasty Chinese classical painting master Shitao (石涛) (1642–1707) will be offered by leading international auction house Christie’s at its Hong Kong Spring Sales on May 28th. Shitao, a renowned scholar-artist, was one of the most influential painters of his time and had a profound effect on the artistic development of subsequent... [Lire la suite]