Xi Gang (1746-1803), Tang Di (1878-1948), and Wu Tao (1840-1895)
Three Folding Fans
The first by Xi Gang, a landscape, ink and color on paper, inscribed by the artist with a date of bingchen 1796, signed Tiesheng Xi Gang followed by one seal of the artist reading Meng Daoshi, reversed with calligraphy in regular script by Yang Longshi, signed Yang Xie Longshi, followed by one seal of the artist reading Longshi; the second fan by Tang Di, ink on paper, one side with orchids and plum, inscribed with a dedication, signed Tang Di with two seals of the artist, reversed by a composition of bamboo and chrysanthemum, with a dedication, signed Tang Di with two seals of the artist; the third fan an arhat by Wu Tao, ink and color on paper, with a long inscription by the artist, followed by a seal, reversed by calligraphy by Wang Bingji, followed by one seal of the artist.
20in (51cm); 21in (53cm); wide
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