Ren Xiong (1823-1857)  Rooster and Lily by a Fence

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Lot 24
Ren Xiong (1823-1857)
Rooster and Lily by a Fence

Sold for US$ 7,650 inc. premium
Ren Xiong (1823-1857)
Rooster and Lily by a Fence
Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, signed by the artist Weichang, with two artist's seals Weichang and Ren Xiong zhi yin with two collector's seals Xiong Shiyi Jianding and Yizhai nishan.
45 3/8 x 13in (115 x 33cm)

Footnotes

  • 任熊 百合大吉 設色紙本 立軸

    Provenance/來源:
    Far East Fine Arts, San Francisco, California
    Sotheby Parke Bernet (Hong Kong) Ltd., 28 May 1980, lot 7
    舊金山遠東藝術畫廊
    蘇富比帕克.博內,1980年5月28日,拍品編號7

    Published/出版:
    Toda, Teisuke and Hiromitsu Ogawa comp. Comprehensive Illustrated Catalogue of Chinese Paintings, Third Series, Volume 1: American and Canadian Collections, University of Tokyo Press, 2013, A50-133, p. 213
    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,A50-133,頁213

    The painting bears a collector's seal of the dramatist Xiong Shiyi (Hsiung Shih-i, 1902-1991), most famous for the success of his play Lady Precious Stream, a runaway stage hit in the 1930's. Later residing in Hong Kong, his life and work are the study of a recent biography by Da Zheng Shih-I Hsiung: A Glorious Showman.
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