- Listed: January 1, 1970 12:00 am
- Title: CALLIGRAPHIC POEM, STANDARD SCRIPT CALLIGRAPHY, CURSIVE SCRIPT CALLIGRAPHY
- Artist: LIU HAISU (1896-1994), XU BOQING (1926-2010), TIAN HUAN
- Format (cm): 68.6 x 29.8 cm.
- Format (in): 27 x 11¾ in.
- Last Sale price: 16 250,00
- Last Sale date:
LIU HAISU (1896-1994), XU BOQING (1926-2010), TIAN HUAN (1893-1982) CALLIGRAPHIC POEM, STANDARD SCRIPT CALLIGRAPHY, CURSIVE SCRIPT CALLIGRAPHY LIU HAISU (1896-1994) CALLIGRAPHIC POEM Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on paper Inscribed with a poem and signed, with three seals of the artist Dated July 11, 1980 Dedicated to Yan Yuntai, whom Liu Haisu praises for his ability to overcome adversity and achieve success 53 ½ x 27 ¼ in. (136.2 x 68.9 cm.) XU BOQING (1926-2010) STANDARD SCRIPT CALLIGRAPHY Scroll, framed, ink on paper Inscribed with a poem and signed, with one seal of the artist 36 x 18 in. (91.2 x 45.7 cm.) TIAN HUAN (1893-1982) CURSIVE SCRIPT CALLIGRAPHY Scroll, framed, ink on paper Inscribed with a poem and signed, with two seals of the artist Dedicated to Josiane Desmedt Yen 27 x 11¾ in. (68.6 x 29.8 cm.)
For Standard Script Calligraphy by Xu Boqing, the catalogue text should read ‘ink on paper’ and not ‘ink and color on paper’.
THE PRIVATE COLLECTION OF YAN YUNTAI
This lot consists of three calligraphies. A native of Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, Xu Boqing (1926-2010) dedicated his life to teaching calligraphy and was involved in numerous artists’ associations. He studied both painting and calligraphy at the Shanghai Academy of Fine Arts with excellent results. His works have been exhibited in China and abroad as well as featured in numerous publications. A native of Hubei province, Tian Huan (1893-1982) was a painter and a calligrapher. He studied in Japan between 1912 and 1919, then returned to China and settled in Shanghai, where he became an official for the city government.