21.04.59
Artwork: 21.04.59
Size: 130 x 162 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1959
Marks: Signed in Chinese and Pinyin, dated 59; signed in Pinyin and dated 21 Avril 59 on the reverse; Lisbon Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, Mexico City Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo, Ginals Abbaye de Beaulieu-en-Rouergue, Locarno Casa Rusca Pinacoteca comunale exhibition labels affixed to the stretcher on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Collection of the artist; Estate of the artist; Acquired directly from the previous by the present important private European collector
Exhibition history: Neuchatel, Musee d'Art et d'Histoire, Zao Wou-Ki, 1973, No. 3; Montauban, Musee Ingres, Zao Wou-Ki ou se liberer du connu, 1983, No. 11; Taipei, National Museum of History, Zao Wou-Ki, 5-26 January 1983, No. 7; Tours, Musee des Beaux-Arts de Tours, Zao Wou-Ki: Huiles, encres de Chine et estampes, 1 December 1990 - 17 February 1991, No. 3; Lisbon, Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, Zao Wou-Ki. Oleos-Aguadas, 1992; Arras, Centre culturel Noroit-Arras, Zao Wou-Ki Retrospective: Peintures 1955-1992, 1992; Taipei, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Zao Wou-Ki Retrospective, 27 February - 30 May 1993; Mexico City, Fundacion Cultural Televisa, Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo, Zao Wou-Ki, Cuarenta Anos de Pintura (1954-1994), 3 March - 30 May 1994; Perouges, La Maison du prince, Zao Wou-Ki, 1994, No. 3; Saragosse, Centro de exposiciones y congresos, la Iber-Caja de Ahorros, Zao Wou-Ki, Retrospectiva, 14 March - 12 April 1995; Kaohsiung, 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, 3 May - 28 July 1996; Ginals, Abbaye de Beaulieu-en-Rouergue, Centre d'art contemporain, La Nouvelle Ecole de Paris, 1941-1965, 22 June - 30 September 2002 Montpellier, Musée Fabre, Hommages de Zao Wou-Ki, 3 July – 3 October 2004; Biarritz, Espace Bellevue, Zao Wou-Ki – Peintures et encres de Chine – 1948-2005, 2005; Locarno, Casa Rusca, Pinacoteca comunale, Zao Wou-Ki (1920-2013): Retrospettiva, 12 September 2013 - 6 January 2014

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Date: 2019-10-05
Lot Number: 1021