Qi Baishi (1864-1957) Fish of Longevity and Prosperity, 1953

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Lot 258
Qi Baishi (1864-1957)
Fish of Longevity and Prosperity, 1953

Sold for US$ 47,500 inc. premium
Qi Baishi (1864-1957)
Fish of Longevity and Prosperity, 1953
Ink on paper, matted, titled chang nian da gui, dedicated to Qiaowen, dated guisi (1953) and signed Baishi, with three artist's seals reading Qi Da, gui meng kan ci yu, and Huiwutang and one collector's seal.
32 x 18 1/4in (81.5 x 46cm)

Footnotes

  • 齊白石 長年大貴 水墨紙本 鏡片 一九五三年作

    Provenance
    Bonhams Hong Kong, 23 November 2012, lot 713
    Formerly in the collection of the paleographer Ma Kwok Kuen 馬國權(1931-2002)

    A similar painting of mandarin fish is illustrated in Celestial Skillfulness: the Calligraphy and Painting of Qi Bai-shi Masterpieces from Liaoning Provincial Museum, National Museum of History, Taipei, 2011, p.177
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Qi Baishi (1864-1957) Fish of Longevity and Prosperity, 1953
Qi Baishi (1864-1957) Fish of Longevity and Prosperity, 1953
Qi Baishi (1864-1957) Fish of Longevity and Prosperity, 1953
Qi Baishi (1864-1957) Fish of Longevity and Prosperity, 1953
Qi Baishi (1864-1957) Fish of Longevity and Prosperity, 1953
Qi Baishi (1864-1957) Fish of Longevity and Prosperity, 1953
Qi Baishi (1864-1957) Fish of Longevity and Prosperity, 1953
Qi Baishi (1864-1957) Fish of Longevity and Prosperity, 1953
Qi Baishi (1864-1957) Fish of Longevity and Prosperity, 1953
Qi Baishi (1864-1957) Fish of Longevity and Prosperity, 1953
Qi Baishi (1864-1957) Fish of Longevity and Prosperity, 1953
Qi Baishi (1864-1957) Fish of Longevity and Prosperity, 1953
Qi Baishi (1864-1957) Fish of Longevity and Prosperity, 1953
Qi Baishi (1864-1957) Fish of Longevity and Prosperity, 1953
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