Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien, 1899-1983) Reading
Lot 526
Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien, 1899-1983) Reading
Sold for HK$ 600,000 (US$ 77,393) inc. premium

Lot Details
Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien, 1899-1983)
Reading
Ink and colour on paper, framed and glazed
Inscribed and signed Zhang Yuan, dedicated to Yunfan, with four seals of the artist
Dated July 24th, the 57th year of the Republic of China (1968)
69cm x 135.5cm (27 1/8in x 53 3/8in).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: acquired directly from the artist by Xie Yunfan (1926-2005), an eye doctor in Taiwan, who once cured an eye disease for the artist

    張大千 讀書圖 設色紙本 鏡框 一九六八年作

    題識:予病目十年,讀書作畫為苦。春間還台,得運璠鄉兄診治,數日為愈,又為配置二重靉靆,雙目瞭然。放翁詩云:豈知鶴髮殘年叟,猶誦蠅頭細字書。予真有此樂矣,因寫此圖為贈,非敢云報,謹誌感激之忱耳。五十七年七月二十四日三巴五亭湖上拜寄。大千弟張爰。
    鈐印:己亥己巳戊寅辛酉、大風堂、西川張爰、金石同壽

    來源:謝運璠(1926-2005,台灣眼科醫生)舊藏,直接得於畫家
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