- Listed: January 1, 1970 12:00 am
- Title: MOUNTAIN LANDSCAPE, PINE
- Artist: SHEN MAISHI (1891-1986), TIAN HUAN
- Format (cm): 71.9 x 40.2 cm.
- Format (in): 28½ x 15¾ in.
- Last Sale price: 5 250,00
- Last Sale date:
SHEN MAISHI (1891-1986), TIAN HUAN (1893-1982) MOUNTAIN LANDSCAPE, PINE TIAN HUAN (1893-1982) PINE Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and color on paper Inscribed and signed, with three seals of the artist Dated the eighteenth day of the twelfth month, dingsi year (1977) Dedicated to Yan Qingxiang and Li Huijun Two collectors’ seals: one each of Yan Qingxiang and Yan Yuntai 29 ¼ x 15 ¾ in. (74.3 x 40.3 cm.) SHEN MAISHI (1891-1986) MOUNTAIN LANDSCAPE Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and color on paper Inscribed and signed, with three seals of the artist Dated twelfth month, dingsi year (1977) Dedicated to Yan Qingxiang Two collectors’ seals: one each of Yan Qingxiang and Yan Yuntai 28½ x 15¾ in. (71.9 x 40.2 cm.)
THE PRIVATE COLLECTION OF YAN YUNTAI
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. A native of Huzhou, Zhejiang province, Shen Maishi (1891-1986) was a painter and calligrapher who studied literature at Shanghai Aurora University. He started painting in his youth under his mother’s influence and kept art as a passion throughout his life. While working in the Chinese Foreign Ministry, he was a part-time professor at Peking University and authored books on Chinese paintings. His works have been exhibited both in China and abroad on a numerous occasions. This lot consists of two paintings.