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23 May 2019 | 10:30am

Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

Lot 256

Wu Guichen (18th-19th century)

Estimate £2000 - £3000 + fees



Wu Guichen (18th-19th century), Qing Dynasty, Cat and Peonies, ink and colour on paper, inscribed and signed, with two seals of the artist, image size 117.5cm x 45.5 cm, framed and unglazed


 


 


A native of Jintan in todays Jiangsu Province, Wu Guichen excelled in painting flowers, capturing their likeness in meticulous detail. She achieved great success and was able to support the entire family by selling her paintings while her husband Gu He was in military service in northwest China.


 


Compared with a related work by Wu Guichen, Christies Hong Kong, 25th November, 2014, Lot 1096


 


 


清十九世 规臣《玉堂富贵》 纸本 镜心


 


识:红楼飘渺艳朝霞,上苑曾传第一花,莫放春风容易过,千枝齐护碧桃纱。吴规臣。


 


钤印:香(朱文),轮(白文)


 


 


 


 





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