Li Keran (1907-1989) Apricot Blossoms in the Spring Rain

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Lot 34
Li Keran (1907-1989)
Apricot Blossoms in the Spring Rain

Sold for HK$ 3,500,625 (US$ 445,953) inc. premium
Li Keran (1907-1989)
Apricot Blossoms in the Spring Rain
Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, inscribed by the artist, signed Keran, with three artist's seals reading Li, zai jingwei, and suoyaozhe hun.
69 x 45cm (27 1/8 x 17 3/4in)

Footnotes

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

    Between the Thunder and the Rain, Asian Art Museum, Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture, San Francisco, CA, October 25, 2000-January 14, 2001

    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, A50-125, p.212

    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.594-595

    Andrews, Julia Frances, Michael Knight, and Pauline Yao, Between the Thunder and the Rain: Chinese Paintings from the Opium War Through the Cultural Revolution, 1840-1979, San Francisco: Echo Rock Ventures, in association with the Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture, 2000, p.215

    Provenance:
    Far East Fine Arts, San Francisco, California

    李可染 杏花春雨江南 設色紙本 立軸 

    款識:
    杏花春雨江南。可染。

    鈐印:李、在精微、所要者魂

    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10月28日

    《風雲際會:從鴉片戰爭到「文革」(1840-1979)的中國繪畫》,亞洲藝術博物館,舊金山,加州,2000年10月25日至2001年1月14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,A50-125,頁212

    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594-595

    Andrews, Julia Frances, Michael Knight, and Pauline Yao,《風雲際會:從鴉片戰爭到「文革」(1840-1979)的中國繪畫》,亞洲藝術博物館,李鐘文亞洲藝術文化中心,舊金山,加州,2000年,頁215

    來源:
    美國加州舊金山遠東藝術中心
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