Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien, 1899-1983): a suite of six lithographic prints
Lot 3116
Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien, 1899-1983): a suite of six lithographic prints
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Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien, 1899-1983): a suite of six lithographic prints Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien, 1899-1983): a suite of six lithographic prints Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien, 1899-1983): a suite of six lithographic prints Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien, 1899-1983): a suite of six lithographic prints Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien, 1899-1983): a suite of six lithographic prints Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien, 1899-1983): a suite of six lithographic prints Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien, 1899-1983): a suite of six lithographic prints
Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien, 1899-1983): a suite of six lithographic prints
A suite of six original color lithographs on paper, three of which are framed and glazed, the subjects including Homeward Passing Through the Stone Gate at Dusk, Cinnabar Lotus, Mountain Monastery by the Waterfall, Peonies, Shrike Amidst the Autumn Leaves and Hanging Gibbon Over an Autumn Stream; each dated jiayin (1974), signed on the stone Yuanweng with one to three artist's seals reading Daqian weiyin danian, Huanbi An and Sanqian Daqian, and by the artist in pencil Dai C. Chang, together with the edition number 38/125 written in pencil, the embossed publisher's seal "ep"; together with a copy of René-Yvon Lefebvre d'Argencé, Chang Dai-chien : a retrospective exhibition, illustrating a selection of fifty-four works painted by the Master from 1928 to 1970, Tokyo, Kodansha International, 1972.

The largest print 29 1/4 x 20 3/4in (74.5 x 52.5cm)

Footnotes

  • 張大千 石印(6)

    This suite of six was the second series of lithographs published between October 1974 and March 1975 by Editions Press of San Francisco. When first published, they included an essay by Michael Sullivan. A set from the same series is reproduced in Michael Sullivan Modern Chinese Art, The Khoan and Michael Sullivan Collection, Oxford, 2001, p. 154 (one illustrated). It is rare for the complete suite of six lithographs to be offered at auction.
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