China, 20th century. Ink and watercolor on segmented paper. The fan-shaped painting depicts a solitary fisher on a boat surrounded by water and mountains. A cottage hidden between plum trees on the left side of the painting. Calligraphy and two seal marks on the top.
Inscriptions: Keqi Jushi noted that he acquired this painting from Luntai. Two seals: 'Zhi' and 'Ning'.
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: Very good condition. The painting with minor material loss and little staining.
Dimensions: Image size 48.5 x 19 cm, paper cover 63.5 x 65 cm
Laid down on paper with protective cover.
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