18 février 2011

Yan Pei-Ming (b. 1960), Grand Timonier

Yan Pei-Ming (b. 1960), Grand Timonier. photo Christie's Ltd 2011 signed in Chinese, signed, titled and dated 'Grand Timonier 2000 Yan Pei-Ming' (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 98 3/8 x 98 3/8in. (250 x 250cm.). Painted in 2000. Estimate £250,000 - £350,000. Price Realized £529,250 Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 2000. Notes: 'When, for example, I paint the portrait of Mao, I am painting a father figure, someone who is strangely close, but also distant from me' (Pei-Ming, interview... [Lire la suite]