Liu Yanchong (1809-1847)  Blue and Green Landscape in the style of Wen Zhangming, 1845

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Liu Yanchong (1809-1847)
Blue and Green Landscape in the style of Wen Zhengming, 1845

Sold for HK$ 313,125 (US$ 39,889) inc. premium
Liu Yanchong (1809-1847)
Blue and Green Landscape in the style of Wen Zhengming, 1845
Hanging scroll, ink and color on gold flecked paper, inscribed by the artist, dated yisi (1845, the twenty-fifth year of the Daoguang reign), dedicated to Yangchu, signed Lianghezi Liu Yongzhi, with one artist's seal reading Yanchong, one collector's seal reading Hu shi jianshang. Titleslip by Wu Hufan (1894-1968). Colophon on the mounting border by Xie Zhiliu (1910-1997), dated bingshen year (1956), with two calligrapher's seals reading Xie Zhi Yin, Zhiliu
42.5 x 27.3cm (16 3/4 x 10 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:
    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.52

    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.90-91

    Provenance:
    Far East Fine Arts, San Francisco, California
    Duoyunxuan Shanghai, Ancient Calligraphy and Paintings, 22 November 1998, lot 712

    劉彥沖 聽濤話舊 設色灑金紙本 立軸 一八四五年作
    吳湖帆題簽條
    謝稚柳題裱邊

    簽條:
    劉彥沖山水真迹。天鶴兄屬題。吳倩。

    款識:
    道光二十五年(1845),太歲在乙巳仲夏之月,為養初先生雅屬并正,梁壑子劉泳之。

    題跋:
    此圖情味雋永,盖出於明四家,而文仇之意尤多,良足歡賞,天鶴先生出示索題。謝稚柳。丙申(1956)三月,定定館燈下。

    鈐印:彥沖
    藏印:胡氏鑑賞
    (謝)謝稚印、稚柳(鈐於裱邊)

    展覽:
    《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

    《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:
    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52

    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90-91

    來源:
    美國加州舊金山遠東藝術中心
    上海朵雲軒,《古代字畫》,1998年11月22日,拍品編號712

    註:嘉道年間,吳門畫壇以劉彥沖畫名為盛,惜「中歲遽沒」,畫跡傳世甚罕,斷縑尺楮,人咸寶之。以梅景書屋收藏之富,倩盫卻偏愛泳之,嘗有「百年來畫壇領袖即戴醇士與劉彥沖」之論,其畫藝之高,畫格之雅,可想見矣!本幅構圖採一河兩岸式,遠山如翠,近岸則樹木繁茂,岸邊坡石綠茵,皴擦點染,細膩有度。溪中一亭,二高士憑欄對坐,相與言歡。全幅筆意疏秀淨雅,設色麗而脫俗,謝稚柳裱邊所跋「情味雋永,盖出於明四家,而文仇之意尤多」,實乃公允之論。
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