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Lot 0953

(or Chow Yi Hsein, Chinese, 1917-2014)

Cypress Tree, unsigned with letter verso from artist to Mrs. Benton Describing this as the "..cypress tree in front of our 'White House'..", verso with painting of house, watercolor and ink on paper, 11-1/2 x 9-5/8 in.; silver gilt frame, 18-1/8 x 15-1/8 in.

Note:

Ling Po, as he was called, was given this name by Frank Lloyd Wright when he served as his apprentice. He rendered important Wright designs such as the Guggenheim Museum and later taught at the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture.

Condition

taped with paper tape to verso of mat, foxing mostly verso, some toning; frame with abrasions

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Ling Po

Estimate $200 - $400Nov 16, 2018
Asheville, NC, USA