Zhao Shao'ang (Chao Shao'ang, 1905-1998) Fish in Lotus Pond
Lot 298
Zhao Shao'ang (Chao Shao'ang, 1905-1998) Fish in Lotus Pond
Sold for HK$ 620,000 (US$ 80,000) inc. premium
Lot Details
Zhao Shao'ang (Chao Shao'ang, 1905-1998)
Fish in Lotus Pond
Ink and colour on paper, hanging scroll
Inscribed and signed Shao'ang twice, with three seals of the artist
168cm x 45cm (66¼in x 17¾in).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: formerly in the estate of Lewis Clark, Minister-Counselor of the US Embassy in Nanking during 1947-1949

    趙少昂 荷塘游魚 設色紙本 立軸 一九三〇年代初作

    款識:
    少昂畫。
    邵文先生雅愛,甲戌(1934)冬寒,少昂再誌。
    鈐印:少昂畫、趙、少昂

    來源:前美國駐華公使Lewis Clark(柯慎思)遺產

    註:Lewis Clark(柯慎思)曾於1947-1949年在南京任職美國駐華大使館公使

    此幅塘畔景色,背景渲染以淺棕色為基調,顯現水色、光暗和遠近,又以浮萍強調畫面深度。趙氏曾連續三個月到荷塘寫生,因此對荷的榮枯瞭然於心。上方略呈殘破的荷葉襯托著淡雅的白荷;下方魚兒結隊奮力上游,寥寥數筆,活靈活現。趙少昂早年筆法細膩柔美,敷色淡雅秀麗,字體清瘦飄逸,與晚年濃重華麗的風格大異其趣。(參見《蟬與我心清:趙少昂誕辰百周年紀念》,香港文化博物館,2005年,和《活色生香:趙少昂百年紀念畫集》,集古齋有限公司,2005年。)
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