Artwork: 17.01.66
Size: 146 x 114 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1966
Marks: Signed in Chinese and signed 'ZAO' (lower right); signed, titled, dated and inscribed 'Zao Wou-Ki 17.1.66. ne vernis pas' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Collection of the Artist; Private Collection, Europe; de Sarthe Gallery, Hong Kong; Acquired from the previous by the present owner; This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by the Fondation Zao Wou-Ki, dated 25 June 2012
Exhibition history: Paris, France, Galerie de France, Zao Wou-Ki OEuvres recentes, 1967; Dublin, Ireland, Royal Dublin Society, ROSC '67 - The Poetry of Vision, November-December 1967; Montreal, Canada, Musee d'art Contemporain, Zao Wou-Ki, 1969. This exhibition later travelled to Quebec, Canada, Musee du Quebec, Zao Wou-Ki, 1969; Fukuoka, Japan, Fukuoka Art Museum, Zao Wou-Ki, Peintures, encres de Chine. 1950-1981, 1981. This exhibition later travelled to Tokyo, Japan, Grand Art Gallery, Nihonbashi, 1981; Fukui, Japan, Fukui Prefectural Museum, 1981; Kyoto, Japan, National Museum of Modern Art, 1981; Kamakura, Japan, Museum of Modern Art, Kamakra, 1981; Beijing, China, The National Art Museum of China, Zao Wou- Ki, September 1983. This exhibition later travelled to Hangzhou, China, Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (now China Academy of Art), September 1983; Taipei, Taiwan, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Zao Wou-Ki Retrospective, March-May 1993; Mexico City, Mexico, Fundacion Cultural Televisa, Centro Cultural de Arte Contemporaneo, Zao Wou-Ki: Cuarenta Anos de Pintura (1954- 1994), March-May 1994; Perouges, Lyon, France, La Maison du prince, Zao Wou-Ki, June- September 1994; Saragossa, Spain, Zao Wou-Ki, Retrospectiva, Centro de exposicionesy congresos, la Iber-Caja de Ahorros, March-April 1995; Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, A Retrospective of Zao Wou-Ki, January-April 1996; Hong Kong, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Infinite Image and Space - A Retrospective of Zao Wou-Ki, May-July 1996; Angers, France, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Zao Wou-Ki, 1998; Valencia, Spain, Centre Julio Gonzalez, IVAM (Instituto Valencia d'Arte Modern), Zao Wou-Ki, 2001; Brussels, Belgium, Musee d'Ixelles, Zao Wou-Ki, June-September 2001; Helsinki, Finland, Taidehalli, Zao Wou-Ki, March-April 2003; Dunkerque, France, Musee des Beaux Arts, Zao Wou-Ki, une quete du silence, April-August 2004; Tokyo, Japan, Bridgestone Museum of Art, Zao Wou-Ki, 2004; Biarritz, France, Le Bellevue, Zao Wou-Ki, Peintures et encres de Chine, 1948-2005, 2005

Christie's Hong Kong

Date: 2019-05-25
Lot Number: 36