Peng Yulin (1816-1890) Calligraphy Couplet in Running Script (2)
Lot 868
Peng Yulin (1816-1890)
Calligraphy Couplet in Running Script
Sold for HK$ 81,250 (US$ 10,373) inc. premium

Lot Details
FINE 18TH TO 20TH CENTURY CHINESE PAINTINGS AND CALLIGRAPHY FROM THE COLLECTION OF TANYUAN SHANFANG
FINE 18TH TO 20TH CENTURY CHINESE PAINTINGS AND CALLIGRAPHY FROM THE COLLECTION OF TANYUAN SHANFANG
檀圓山房珍藏十八至二十世紀中國書畫
LOTS 837-886

The Tanyuan Shanfang collection of fifty paintings was formed between 1970s to 2000s. Having grown up overseas, the collector was first introduced to Chinese calligraphy in the late 1940s through a Chinese language program, where he grew fond of the art form and developed a deep interest in its long rich tradition and history. In the 1970s, his passion for Chinese calligraphy extended beyond his lectures and books when Mr. Zheng Zhenhuan of Hong Kong, a friend, educator, and connoisseur of Chinese calligraphy and paintings, introduced him to his circle of friends of Hong Kong renowned artists and collectors. Amongst them, of prominence was Mr. Dang Cangwu of Macau, a renowned dealer and connoisseur, who became instrumental in the formation of an extensive and diversified collection we see today.

檀圓山房主人生於海外,二戰後在中文學校接觸到書法,即為這一藝術形式的博大精深所折服。上世紀七十年代初結識港澳兩地書畫仝道,開始陸續購藏,與澳門知名畫商傳研樓鄧蒼梧氏交往最密,又屢於紐約之拍賣會投得心愛之作。四五十年間,孜孜不倦,漸次匯為可觀的收藏。此輯甄選其部分精品,書法自晚清名臣至新文化運動中堅,繪畫則南北兼蓄,以嶺南第三代領軍趙少昂早年精絕之作領銜,冀以呈現該藏家不拘一格、包容兼備的品味與眼光。
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Peng Yulin (1816-1890) Calligraphy Couplet in Running Script (2) Peng Yulin (1816-1890) Calligraphy Couplet in Running Script (2) Peng Yulin (1816-1890) Calligraphy Couplet in Running Script (2) Peng Yulin (1816-1890) Calligraphy Couplet in Running Script (2) Peng Yulin (1816-1890) Calligraphy Couplet in Running Script (2)
Peng Yulin (1816-1890)
Calligraphy Couplet in Running Script
Ink on gold-flecked paper, pair of hanging scrolls
Signed Xueqin Peng Lin, with a dedication, two seals of the artist, and one collector's seal
156 x 37cm (61⅜ x 14⅝in) each. (2).

Footnotes

  • 彭玉麐 行書七言聯 水墨灑金紙本 立軸一對

    款識:
    偶思清味閑鋤筍,為采新茶自汲泉。
    小山大兄雅屬。雪琴彭麐。

    鈐印:青宮少保、彭玉麐印
    藏印:鄧氏蒼梧藏聯

    註:彭玉麐,字雪岑,號雪琴,湖南衡陽人。湘軍水師創建者,官至按察使、水師提督、兵部尚書。其文武雙全,能詩擅書,書法風格奇峭,又擅畫梅花。
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