AN UNUSUAL EROTIC PAINTING, QING
China, 19th century. The woman seated at a Ming-style table with various vessels on top is daydreaming while a man is looking in from a window in front of a plum blossom tree, both faces exquisitely painted with knowing smiles. Watercolors and ink on silk, mounted on cardboard.
Condition: The painting in excellent condition with some wear, soiling and minimal creases. The border of the mounting with losses and tears.
Provenance: From a French estate.
Dimensions: 19.5 x 18.5 cm.