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Tag: Lam Qua

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    China Trade Houqua Portrait and Imari Porcelain Featured in Timed Christie’s Event

    Lam Qua was a Chinese painter famous for his Western-style artworks during the Qing dynasty. Lam Qua’s Canton region paintings often portrayed Chinese and Western merchants. The upcoming Christie’s auction features a portrait painting of wealthy Chinese merchant Houqua by Lam Qua. The available oil painting depicts the Hong merchant…

    Portrait of Houqua by the School of Lamqua.
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    Fine Chinese Paintings and Works of Art

    A Parsi-Indian boy orphaned at 16 went on to become a household name in India. Schools, colleges, hospitals, and bridges are named after the merchant-prince of Bombay, Sir Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy. He was known for his high spirit of enterprise, strict integrity, punctuality, and especially his generosity. In 1858, Jeejeebhoy was…