Sale 17AS02 | Lot 170

Qi Baishi (1864-1957)

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art

Lot Details

Lot 170
Qi Baishi (1864-1957)
Morning glories along the fence
Signed Qi Baishi, inscribed At the age of 92, Qi Baishi laoren
Two seals of the artist
Ink and color on paper
Image 27 1/2 x 13 1/4 inches
For similar example see:
Sotheby's, Hong Kong, October 4, 2016, lot 1278

For Qi Baishi, the morning glory was a favorite subject and source of artistic inspiration. In this painting, the artist depicts a cluster of morning glories in full bloom with their buds, tendrils, and leaves entwined along a stretch of bamboo fence. In this late work, the morning glories are portrayed in an especially unconstrained and spontaneous manner


Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Sold for $46,875 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

The top section of the painting is torn into 4 large pieces, only on small triangular piece is missing (please reference photos). Lightly toned and faded. Mounted to a board. Area with stain to the left of calligraphy, scattered lighy stains. mounting with scattered damages.


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Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Sold for $46,875 (includes buyer's premium)

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Asian Works of Art

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