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Zhang Daqian (張大千; 1899-1983) Chinese traditional painting, horizontal axis, ink and color on paper laid to silk, signed and dated in the winter days of Wushen year (ca.1968). A winding mountain path carves up the side of a supernatural peak. A brilliant colorful wash makes up the rocky precipice jutting from low hanging clouds. Several ridgelines are littered with various spurts of foliage. Blue coloration are daubed in several areas, giving peek into the spiritual beauty that makes up the mountains essence. With group of boats sailing the peaceful water. Cursive script calligraphy is written in the top left corner proceeded by red seal. This painting is mounted on a pale creme backing. Set behind glass, wooden framed.

Measurements: Frame: Height: 26-3/4" x Width: 63" Painting: Height: 15-5/8" x Width 44-3/4"

The Sale Will Benefit for Momentum Church, GA.

PROVENANCE:
From the heirloom collections of DR. Wu Guozhen (吳國楨; October 21, 1903-June 6, 1984) was a Chinese political figure and historian, government official who served as mayor of Hankow (1932-1938), mayor of Chung-king (1939-1941), political vice minister of foreign affairs (1943-1945), mayor of Shanghai (1946-1948), and governor of Taiwan (1950-1952) and the former Chairman of Taiwan Provincial Government. He resigned in 1953 and went to the United States.

K.C. Wu lived in the United States where he served as professor of Chinese history at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia. During his time in the United States, he wrote various works, including a detailed analysis on Chinese culture in the context of mythology and early history in his book The Chinese Heritage.

The second part collections of DR. Wu Guozhen (吳國楨) presented and offered up to auctions:
ON DAY-1: From Lot-97 through Lot-124, and continued from Lot-204 through Lot-228.
ON DAY-2: from Lot-357 through Lot-386.

Condition

Over all in EXCELLENT condition, with natural imperfection on the medium (paper or silk), regardless from any major damages; includes light blooms, discoloration and minor fading. Consider Normal due to the ages.

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1968 ZHANG DAQIAN FRAMED BRILLIANT LANDSCAPE PAINTING

Estimate $5,000 - $8,000Dec 15, 2018