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Watercolor and ink on paper, hanging scroll, featuring mountainous landscape, signed and attributed to Zhang Daqian (Chinese, 1899-1983), inscribed with 4 artist seals, 138 x 70 cm, Zhang Daqian was a Chinese artist known for painting in traditional Eastern techniques while exploring the Western movements of Impressionism and Expressionism. His use of delicate brushstrokes and splashed color application, produced unique images of nature. Today, Zhang’s home, known as the Zhang Daqian Residence, is a memorial to the artist maintained by the National Palace Museum in Taipei, his works are held in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Denver Art Museum, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, among others.


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ZHANG DAQIAN Chinese 1899-1983 Watercolor

Estimate $1,000 - $2,000Nov 22, 2018