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Details: COMPANY SCHOOL, China, early-19th century. [Watercolor of a peony and bird]. Shanghai: circa 1820. Pen, ink, watercolour and bodycolour. Chinese paper, laid down onto a backing sheet (light surface damage, old crease marks). Sheet size: 15 9/16 x 10 1/4 inches.

A vibrant company school painting of peonies executed in the early nineteenth century.

A beautifully composed image, in a style that recalls the traditional Chinese compositions, whilst also making allowances for the differing Western taste. European patrons supported this striving school of highly talented natural history artists in Shanghai at the turn of the nineteenth century

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Peony Bird COMPANY SCHOOL China Chinese Pen Ink

Estimate $200 - $350Mar 19, 2017
The Galleries at Worth Asset Brokerage
2085 Dryden Rd
Freeville, NY 13068
United States
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