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Leopard

Sanyu-Leopard-1931

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Leopard
Size:
93 x 116 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1931
Marks
Signed in Chinese and French, dated 1931, labels of Pioneers of Modern Chinese Painting in Paris exhibition at de Sarthe gallery affixed to the stretcher on the reverse
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Collection of Henri-Pierre Roche; Collection of Jean-Claude Riedel; Christie's, Hong Kong, 26 October 2003, Lot 127; Acquired directly from the previous by the present important private Asian collector
Exhibition History :
Paris, Musee des art asiatiques Guimet, Sanyu: l'ecriture du corps (Language of the Body), 2004; Taipei, Tina Keng Gallery, Sanyu: A Pioneering Avant-Garde in Chinese Modernist Art, 2013; Paris, de Sarthe gallery, Pioneers of Modern Chinese Painting in Paris, 2014

Sotheby’s Hong Kong

Date:
2017-09-30
Lot Number :
1018
Hammer Price :
$8,832,828
Sold For :
$10,165,753*