Chen Banding (1876-1970) Flowers and Rock
Lot 377
Chen Banding (1876-1970)
Flowers and Rock
US$ 4,000 - 5,500
£ 3,200 - 4,400

Fine Asian Works of Art

17 Dec 2018, 13:00 PST

San Francisco

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
LOT 362-380

The Tanyuan Shanfang collection of Chinese 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 distinguished Hong Kong 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,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 Banding (1876-1970)
Flowers and Rock
Ink and color on paper, hanging scroll, inscribed with a poetic quatrain, signed Banding Laoren with four artist's seals reading Banding Laoren, Qianqiu Laona, xiao ku zhong, and jia zai Xuanqianting pan.
54 3/4 x 18 5/8in (139 x 47.5cm)

Footnotes

  • 陳半丁 群芳蒼翠圖 設色紙本 立軸

    款識:群芳揺落盡凋殘,惟有孤根耐歲寒。為道[滄]洲深雪里,獨留蒼翠与人看。半丁老人。
    鈐印:半丁老人、千秋老納、消苦中、家在選錢亭畔
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