Qi Baishi (1863-1957) Fish of Longevity and Prosperity
Lot 713
Qi Baishi (1863-1957) Fish of Longevity and Prosperity
Sold for HK$ 250,000 (US$ 32,184) inc. premium

Lot Details
Qi Baishi (1863-1957)
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).

Footnotes

  • 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

    齊白石 長年大貴 水墨紙本 鏡框 一九五三年作

    款識:長年大貴。朝聞先生同道,癸已 (1953) 四月,九十三歲白石。
    鈐印:悔鳥堂、齊大、歸夢看池魚
    藏印:羊城馬國權所藏書畫

    來源:古文字學家馬國權 (1931-2002) 舊藏(馬國權簡介見拍品808註)

    註:上款朝聞為美學家暨雕塑家王朝聞 (1909-2004)

    類似鳜鱼畫作,見於《人巧勝天:齊白石畫畫展,遼寧省博物館藏精品》,國立歷史博物館,台北,2011,頁177
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