Fish of Longevity and Prosperity Ink on paper, framed and glazed Inscribed and signed Baishi, with three seals of the artist and one seal of the collector Dated guiji year (1953) 81.5cm x 46cm (32in x 18¼in).
Provenance: formerly in the collection of the paleographer Ma Kwok Kuen (1931-2002) (see the Note in lot 808 for a brief introduction of Ma Kwok Kuen)
A similar painting of mandarin fish is illustrated in Celestial Skillfulness: the Calligraphy and Painting of Qi Bai-shi Masterpieces from Liaoning Provincial Museum, National Museum of History, Taipei, 2011, p.177
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