Xugu (1823-1896)  Plum Blossoms and Vegetables

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Lot 11
Xugu (1823-1896)
Plum Blossoms and Vegetables

Sold for HK$ 1,375,625 (US$ 175,241) inc. premium
Xugu (1823-1896)
Plum Blossoms and Vegetables
Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, inscribed and dedicated to Shaomei, signed Xugu, with one artist's seal reading Xugu shu hua, one collector's seal reading Haishang Wuling jizi Shaomei shi zhencang shuhua yin.
106 x 40.1cm (41 3/4 x 15 3/4in)

Footnotes

  • Exhibited:
    New Songs on Ancient Tunes, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI, August 30-October 28, 2007

    Published:
    Teisuke Toda and Hiromitsu Ogawa comp., Comprehensive Illustrated Catalogue of Chinese Paintings, Third Series, Volume 1: American and Canadian Collections, University of Tokyo Press, 2013, A50-067, p.207

    Tsao Jung-Ying, Craig L. Yee and Chen Siyuan, Juefei An Xugu: yi quan da po qu lai jin (Breaking through the Past to Modernity: The Art of Xugu), Beijing: Liangyou huayi, 2012, no.6

    Little, Stephen, and J. May Lee Barrett, New Songs on Ancient Tunes: 19th-20th Century Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy from the Richard Fabian Collection, Honolulu: Honolulu Museum of Art, 2007, pp.252-253

    Tsao Jung-Ying, The Paintings of Xugu and Qi Baishi, University of Washington Press, 1993, pp.132-134

    Provenance:
    Far East Fine Arts, San Francisco, California
    Christie's New York, Fine Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy, 30 November 1988, lot 136

    虛谷 梅花清蔬圖 設色紙本 立軸

    款識:
    少梅尊兄屬。虛谷寫生。

    鈐印:虛谷書畫
    藏印:海上武陵季子少梅氏珍藏書畫印

    上款:「少梅」應為顧少梅,清代收藏家,以顧愷之的後人自居,有「虎頭後裔」印一方。

    展覽:
    《古調新歌:費立哲神父珍藏十九及二十世紀中國書畫》,檀香山藝術博物館,夏威夷,2007年8月30日至10月28日

    出版:
    戶田禎佑、小川裕充,《中國繪畫總合圖錄》三編,第一卷,東京大學出版會,東京,2013年,A50-066,頁207

    曹仲英、余國梁、陳思淵,《覺非盦虛谷——一拳打破去來兮》,良友華藝所,北京,2012年,圖錄編號6

    Little, Stephen, J. May Lee Barrett,《古調新歌:費立哲神父珍藏十九及二十世紀中國書畫》,檀香山藝術博物館,夏威夷,2007年,頁252-253

    曹仲英,《虛谷和齊白石的繪畫》,華盛頓大學出版社,美國,1993年,頁132-134

    來源:
    美國加州舊金山遠東藝術中心
    佳士得紐約,《中國書畫》,1988年11月30日,拍品編號136
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