Fu Tienian (1886-1947) & Wang Oulai (1886-?) and Tang Di (1878-1948) Bamboo and Calligraphy in Regular Script; Landscape and Poem in Regular Script
Lot 103
Fu Tienian (1886-1947) & Wang Oulai (1886-?) and Tang Di (1878-1948)
Bamboo and Calligraphy in Regular Script; Landscape and Poem in Regular Script
Sold for HK$ 31,250 (US$ 3,980) inc. premium

Lot Details
FROM AN IMPORTANT BRITISH PRIVATE COLLECTION
重要英國私人珍藏
LOTS 101-120

英國收藏中國藝術,素以陶瓷為盛。上世紀三四十年代來華的外交人員,雖對書畫有所涉獵,然其規模與熱情,卻遠遜於鄰邦法國,更遑論東歐諸國。本輯所呈現這一英倫收藏,可謂特例。

藏家素好藝術,半世紀前被派駐北京,時值浩劫正烈,文化藝術慘遭塗炭,卻拜美國總統尼克松訪華之賜,琉璃廠有選擇地重新營業,榮寶齋與位於琉璃廠東街61號的北京文物商店字畫門市部便成為藏家工餘流連之所。他得以結交榮寶齋專家王大山和文物商店的專家,後者曾經在故宮工作,以向外賓傳播中國書畫藝術為最大樂事。了解到藏家的喜好以及收藏方向後,兩人遇到適合的作品,便為其保留,有時藏家出差,作品保留數月亦是常事。與榮寶齋和文物商店專家的友誼,令年輕的藏家得以一窺門徑,所收作品,不論名頭大小,皆以筆墨精良取勝。對中國書畫的熱情即便返國後,亦未曾消退。在之後的數十年間,陸續聚合成為一個體系完整的收藏。本輯所推出的作品,祇是其收藏的一小部分,多為一九七〇至七二年間購自上述來源,又或上海友誼商店文物部及天津文物商店。特別值得一提的是,不僅作品件件保存如新,就連當年的發票,亦未見歲月痕跡,何其幸也。
Fu Tienian (1886-1947) & Wang Oulai (1886-?) and Tang Di (1878-1948) Bamboo and Calligraphy in Regular Script; Landscape and Poem in Regular Script Fu Tienian (1886-1947) & Wang Oulai (1886-?) and Tang Di (1878-1948) Bamboo and Calligraphy in Regular Script; Landscape and Poem in Regular Script
Fu Tienian (1886-1947) & Wang Oulai (1886-?) and Tang Di (1878-1948)
Bamboo and Calligraphy in Regular Script; Landscape and Poem in Regular Script
Fu Tienian and Wang Oulai:
Ink on gold-flecked paper, folding fan
Inscribed and signed Fu Tienian, with one seal of the artist. The reverse, inscribed and signed Wang Oulai, with two seals of the artist
Both dated yichou year (1945)

Tang Di:
Ink on paper, folding fan
Inscribed and signed Dingzhi Tang Di and Tang Di, with two seals of the artist
Dated gengshen year (1920)
Fu and Wang: 18.5cm x 48cm (7¼in x 18⅞in).
Tang: 20.5cm x 54cm (8⅛in x 21¼in).

Footnotes

  • (一)
    符鐵年 墨竹 水墨金箋 成扇 一九四五年作
    王歐來 楷書黃山谷詩 水墨金箋

    款識:
    梧齊先生雅屬。乙酉(1945)夏日,符鐵年。
    (另面)(黃山谷詩,詳文不錄)乙酉(1945)仲冬,天氣嚴寒,手僵筆凍,加之老眼昏花,匆促以應。梧齊先生法家指正。蟫翁王歐來時年六十書。

    鈐印:
    (符)鐵年
    (王)蟫翁、歐來

    (二)
    湯滌 春山隱居 水墨紙本 成扇 一九二〇年作

    款識:
    劍秋先生雅屬即正。庚申(1920)秋鐙,定之湯滌。
    (另面)(石門詩,詳文不錄)劍秋先生正字,湯滌。
    鈐印:琴隱後人、定之

    註:據藏家保存發票所示,符鐵年《墨竹》於一九七〇年十月七日以人民幣十元購自上海友誼商店文物部;湯滌《春山隱居》於一九七一年五月二日以人民幣四十五元購自北京市文物商店字畫門市部。
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