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Wood And Rock by  SU SHI

SU SHI

(CHINESE, 1036 - 1101)

Wood And Rock ,

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ORIGINAL CURRENCY OF SALE

LOT DETAILS


Materials:

ink on paper

Measurements:

10.35 in. (26.30 cm.) (height) by 19.69 in. (50.00 cm.) (width)

Size Notes:

Painting; Painting and colophons: 26.3 x 185.5 cm; Overall with mounting: 27.2 x 543 cm

Description:

Handscroll; Colophons by Liu Liangzuo (11th century), Mi Fu (1051-1107), Yu Xilu (1278-1368) and Guo Chang (1563-1622)

Markings:

Forty one collector's seals, including one of Liu Liangzuo, twelve of Wang Houzhi (1131-1204), three of Yu Xilu, twelve of Yang Zun (circa 1294-after 1333), nine of Mu Lin (1429-1458), two of Li Tingxiang (1485-1544) and two of Guo Chang, It has been thirty years since Qiyun of Runzhou, the venerable Master Feng, resigned from his official position and followed the Way of Tao. Now in his seventies, his dark beard and hair ever glowing, he carries an elegant, calm air. As he showed me Wood and Rock by Dongpo [Su Shi], I hereby inscribe a poem for him, and still invite the respectable Haiyue [Mi Fu] to respond in the same rhyme. Liu Liangzuo of Shangrao., Not to mention how few souls truly know me.

Provenance:

Property from a Japanese Private Collection Previously in the So¯raikan Collection of Abe Fusajiro¯ (1868-1937)

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