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Leopard by  SAN-YU

SAN-YU

(CHINESE, 1901 - 1966)

Leopard, 1931

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

36.61 in. (93.00 cm.) (height) by 45.67 in. (116.00 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed in Chinese and French, dated 1931; labels of Pioneers of Modern Chinese Painting in Paris exhibition at De Sarthe gallery affixed to the stretcher on the reverse

Exhibited:

Paris, Musée des art asiatiques Guimet, . Sanyu: l'écriture du corps (Language of the Body) , 2004. Taipei, Tina Keng Gallery,. Sanyu: A Pioneering Avant-Garde in Chinese Modernist Art, 2013. Paris, de Sarthe gallery, . Pioneers of Modern Chinese Painting in Paris , 2014

Literature:

Henri Pierre-Roché. , Inventaire des tableaux de Sanyu de la Collection Henri Pierre-Roché, 1956, No.105. Rita Wong, ed.,. Sanyu Catalogue Raisonné: Oil Paintings , Yageo Foundation and Lin & Keng Art Publications, Taipei, 2001, plate 213, p. 335. Jean-Paul Descroches, ed.,. Sanyu: l'écriture du corps (Language of the Body) , Skira and A.R.A.A., Paris, 2004, plate 69, p.172 . Rita Wong, ed.,. Sanyu Catalogue Raisonné: Oil Paintings Volume Two , The Li Ching Cultural and Educational Foundation, Taipei, 2011, plate 213, p. 140. Tina Keng, ed., . Sanyu: A Pioneering Avant-Garde in Chinese Modernist Art , Ting Keng Gallery, Taipei, 2013, p. 139. Lao Zhu and Wu Ning, . Pioneers of Modern Chinese Painting in Paris , de Sarthe Gallery, Hong Kong, 2014, p. 43

Provenance:

Collection of Henri-Pierre Roché. Collection of Jean-Claude Riedel. Christie's, Hong Kong, 26 October 2003, Lot 127. Acquired directly from the above by the present important private Asian collector

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