Fu Baoshi (1904-1965) The Xiling Gorge
Lot 120
Fu Baoshi (1904-1965)
The Xiling Gorge
Sold for HK$ 2,620,000 (US$ 334,501) 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 Baoshi (1904-1965) The Xiling Gorge
Fu Baoshi (1904-1965)
The Xiling Gorge
Ink and colour on paper, hanging scroll
Inscribed and signed Baoshi, with two seals of the artist
Dated 1964
68cm x 44.5cm (26¾in x 17½in).

Footnotes

  • 傅抱石 西陵峽 設色紙本 立軸 一九六四年作

    款識:西陵峽。一九六四年三月,抱石寫。
    鈐印:傅、甲辰所作

    註:據藏家保存發票所示,此幅於一九七〇年十二月十二日於琉璃廠榮寶齋,以人民幣一千二百元,從書畫專家王大山手中購得。
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