- Listed: January 1, 1970 12:00 am
- Title: IMMORTALS PLAYING CHESS
- Artist: QIU YING
- Format (cm):
- Format (in): 11 ½ x 36 ¾ in.
- Last Sale price: 1 805 000,00
- Last Sale date:
QIU YING (ATTRIBUTED TO, CIRCA 1495-1552) IMMORTALS PLAYING CHESS Handscroll, ink and color on silk Signed, with one seal of the artist Seventeen collectors’ seals, including three of Liang Qingbiao (1620-1691), three of Liang Qingjun (17th century), five of Emperor Qianlong (r. 1736-1759), three of Emperor Jiaqing (r. 1796-1820), and one of Emperor Xuantong (r. 1909-1911) Colophon by Wen Zhengming (1470-1559), stating that this painting was executed by Qiu Ying before he was thirty years old, and painted for Wu Kuan (1435-1504), signed, with one seal of the artist Dated the fifth day, seventh month, bingchen year (1556) Frontispiece by Wen Peng (1498-1573), signed, with two seals of the artist 11 ½ x 36 ¾ in. (29 x 93.5 cm)
Shiqu Baoji Sanbian, juan (chapter) 11, in Midian Zhulin Shiqu Baoji Hebian , Shanghai Bookstore, 1988, vol. 9, pp. 544-545.