Peng Yulin 彭玉麟 (1816 -1890)  Ink prunus
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Peng Yulin (1816-1890) Ink Prunus, 1870
Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium

Lot Details
Peng Yulin 彭玉麟 (1816 -1890)  Ink prunus Peng Yulin 彭玉麟 (1816 -1890)  Ink prunus Peng Yulin 彭玉麟 (1816 -1890)  Ink prunus Peng Yulin 彭玉麟 (1816 -1890)  Ink prunus Peng Yulin 彭玉麟 (1816 -1890)  Ink prunus Peng Yulin 彭玉麟 (1816 -1890)  Ink prunus
Peng Yulin (1816-1890)
Ink Prunus, 1870
Ink on paper, a set of four hanging scrolls, dated gengwu (1870), each signed and inscribed, with a total of seventeen rectangular relief seals of the artist reading Xueqin, Peng Yulin Yin, Qin Gong Shao Bao, Shao Sima Shuhua Zhang, Hanshu Wei Shangjiu Wu Meihua Shi Zhixin Ren, Yu Yan Chengshi Wuqi, Xi Xiang Waishi Shuhua Zhang, Nin Xiang Waishi, Shenxian Benshi Duoqingzhong, Guzhi Shangxin Ren Bieyou Huaibao, Tui Xing An and six unidentifiable seals.
67 x 18in (170 x 45.5cm) each scroll

Footnotes

  • Peng Yulin (Xueqin) was born in 1816, and also called himself Tuixing An Zhuren. In addition to his high government position as a general and Secretary of Defense, he was also a talented painter and calligrapher, famed for his depictions of ink plum trees.

    彭玉麟 梅 水墨紙本 立軸 一八七零年作

    款識:
    1.桂馥
    2.庚午花朝台南前兄雅品,桂馥
    3.退省散人并題
    4.雪琴

    鈐印:
    [雪琴],[彭玉麟印],[青宮少保][少司馬書畫章][漢書為上酒物梅花是知心人][玉言誠實無欺][唫香外史書画章][吟香外史][神仙本是癡情種][古之傷心人別有懷抱][退省庵]

    字号: 字雪岑,号雪琴,自号退省庵主人。祖籍衡永郴桂道衡州府衡陽縣(今衡陽市衡陽縣渣江),生于安徽省安慶府。清朝著名政治家,軍事家。清末水師统師,湘軍首領,人稱雪師。 與曾国藩、左宗棠並稱大清三傑,與曾国藩、左宗棠、胡林翼並稱大清"中興四大名臣",湘軍水師創建者、中國近代海軍奠基人。官至两江總督兼南洋通商大臣,兵部尚書。彭玉麟于軍事之暇,繪畫作詩,以畫梅名世。他的詩後由俞曲園结集付梓,题名《彭剛直詩集》(八卷),收錄詩作五百餘首。
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