Chen Duxiu (1879-1942) Calligraphy in Cursive Script
Lot 880
Chen Duxiu (1879-1942)
Calligraphy in Cursive Script
HK$ 120,000 - 180,000
US$ 15,000 - 23,000

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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Chen Duxiu (1879-1942) Calligraphy in Cursive Script Chen Duxiu (1879-1942) Calligraphy in Cursive Script
Chen Duxiu (1879-1942)
Calligraphy in Cursive Script
Ink on paper, hanging scroll
Inscribed and signed Duxiu, with three seals of the artist
Titleslip inscribed by Deng Cangwu (1920-2008)
104 x 69.5cm (41 x 27⅜in).

Footnotes

  • Exhibited and Illustrated:
    The Reformer's Brush: Modernity and Traditional Media in China, Commemoration Exhibition of the 100th anniversary of the Xinhai Revolution, University of Hawaii Art Gallery, February 27-April 8, 2011, catalogue No.12, p.60

    陳獨秀 草書《夜上受降城聞笛》 水墨紙本 立軸

    簽條:
    陳獨秀行書真跡。一八七九年生,一九四二年卒。一九九五年夏重裝。傳研樓藏。

    款識:
    回樂峰前沙似雪,受降城外月如霜。不知何處吹蘆管,一夜徵人盡望鄉。
    一涵之雅。獨秀。

    鈐印:仲甫、獨秀、☐

    展覽及著錄:
    《革古立新:變革的筆觸 · 紀念辛亥革命一百週年書畫作品展》,夏威夷大學藝術館,並刊於目錄,2011年2月27日至4月8日,圖錄編號12,頁60
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