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FAN SHAPE RIVER LANDSCAPE PAINTING - 扇形山水畫
Lot 1065 - AK0622

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Lot details

China, first half of the 20th century. Ink and watercolor on segmented paper. The fan-shaped painting depicts a landscape with a river and mountains in the background and three trees growing on rocks in the foreground. A bridge connecting the rocks. A seal mark on each side.

Inscriptions: Seal on the right 'Dao Tou Zuo Tao' and left 'Xuan Yun Chun Men'.

Provenance: From the collection of Professor Jan Wirgin (1932-2020). Jan Wirgin studied Classic Chinese and History of Art at Stockholm University. Later, he joined the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities in Stockholm, first as a curator and then between 1981-1998 as the director of the museum. Further, he published numerous articles during his work as the editor of the Bulletin of the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities. One of his most famous works is the book "Chinese Art history" (1972), which is still one of the most read books for students of Chinese art history in Sweden.
Condition: Good condition. The painting with some abrasions along the folds, some small tears and minor material loss along the margins, hardly noticeable due to the mounting, touch-ups.

Dimensions: Image size 49.5 x 21.5 cm, paper cover 63.5 x 65 cm

Laid down on paper with protective cover.

 
 

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