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Six Dragons by  CHEN RONG
CHEN RONG

(CHINESE, 1200 - 1266)

Six Dragons


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LOT #507

MARCH 15, 2017

Christie's, New York

Important Chinese Art From the Fujita Museum (Sale 14319)


Six Dragons as catalogued in Shiqu Baoji Regular price: $179.99 $ 48,967,500 USD Premium48,967,500 USD (Sale ends )

LOT DETAILS


Materials:

Handscroll, ink on paper

Measurements:

13.82 in. (35.10 cm.) (height) by 32.60 in. (82.80 cm.) (width)

Size Notes:

Painting: 13 ½ x 173 3/8 in. (34.3 x 440.4 cm.)

Description:

as catalogued in Shiqu Baoji

Markings:

Inscribed, with one seal of the artist~Colophon by Emperor Qianlong (1711-1799), with two seals~Dated mid-spring, wuxu year (1778)~Colophons by Yu Minzhong (1714-1779), with two seals; Liang Guozhi~(1722-1786), with two seals; Wang Jie (1725-1805), with two seals; Dong Gao~(1740-1818), with two seals; Jin Shisong (1730-1800), with two seals; and~Chen Xiaoyong (1715-1779), with two seals~Thirty-four collectors' seals including fourteen of Emperor Qianlong (1711-1799),~one of Emperor Jiaqing (1760-1820), nine of Zhuang Husun (17th century)

Literature:

Emperor Gaozong, Shiqu Baoji Xubian, 1793, Facsimile reprint, Taipei, National Palace Museum, 1971, p. 1932. Suzuki Kei, Comprehensive Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Paintings: Japanese Museums, University of Tokyo Press, 1983, vol. 3, JM14-0023.


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