ATTR. QI BAISHI (CHINA, 1864-1957), GOUACHE & INK ON PAPER, H 36.5", L 19.5", BIRDS AND MAGNOLIAS A gouache and ink painting on paper attributed to Qi Baishi. Depicting birds perched on a blooming magnolia tree. Artist's signature and seal to the upper right. Paper is dry mounted to fabric. Overall measures H 37" x L 22". Unframed. From the estate of Gerald Torrence, Chicago.
Fair; severely toned, tonal variation throughout, paper is dry mounted, notable crease (L 3.75") to the lower right quadrant. CP