Huang Huanwu (1906-1985) Beauty, hanging scroll
Lot 3070
Huang Huanwu (1906-1985) Beauty
Sold for US$ 20,000 inc. premium

Lot Details
Huang Huanwu (1906-1985)
Beauty
Ink and color on paper, hanging scroll; inscribed with the title hai zen bu hui guo lian er lai (why not turn around), signed Hanseng Huanwu with three seals of the artist reading Huang, Hanseng, and ban shi jing shen zai bi tou; mounted above, a colophon of a seven character quatrain, signed Hanseng Huanwu with two seals of the artist reading Huang and Huanwu.
30 5/8 x 13 3/4in (77.8 x 35cm)

Footnotes


  • 黃幻吾 咍怎不回過臉兒來 設色紙本 立軸

    Provenance: private collection, San Francisco


    The painting's title is a line from the 13th century play Xi Xiang Ji (Romance of the Western Chamber), where the scholar Zhang Sheng was urging the heroine Cui Yingying to turn around and reveal her face.
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