18 Press Releases

Tag: Zhang Daqian

  • Auction Result, Press Release

    Exceptional Results From Bonhams Asia Week Sales In New York

    99% sold by value across all three sales, totalling US$5.5 million Ode to the Sound of Autumn by Pu Ru, sold for US$201,975. New York – Bonhams concluded its auctions for Asia Week New York this autumn, which included The Joan and Ted Dorf Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottles and Archer Rings on September 19, Chinese Works…

    Exceptional Results From Bonhams Asia Week Sales In New York-1
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    Four-Session Sale From Oakridge Auction Gallery Surveys the Finest Chinese Works of Art

    Oakridge Auction Gallery’s upcoming four-session sale includes hundreds of Asian art lots. The first session shines a spotlight on Chinese paintings and calligraphy. Top lots include landscape paintings by Zhang Daqian and Huang Zhou. A master of forgery, Zhang Daqian got his start by crafting convincing reproductions of ancient masterpieces.…

    Zhang Daqian (Chinese), A Landscape Painting Given To Zhongfu
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    Important Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy Will Be Offered at Bonhams

    A noted painter of the Qing dynasty, Zhu Xubai left the imperial army to become a monk and took the name Xu Gu. He hopped between cities in an attempt to sell his paintings. Although Xu Gu had been trained in a portrait shop to portray realistic images, several of…

    Xugu (1823/4-1896)
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    Bonhams Offers Fine Asian Works of Art in December Live Auction

    This mid-December sale, hosted by Bonhams, reflects on the rich culture of Asia. The collection offers a variety of paintings and decorative art. One of the featured lots is a 17th-century painting of Manjusri and Samantabhadra. The two deities with their animals frequently appear in East Asian painting compositions. In…

    ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983)
  • Auction Industry

    Christie’s Presents the Masters of Contemporary Chinese Ink Painting

    The upcoming Fine Chinese Modern and Contemporary Ink Paintings auction, hosted by Christie’s, features several influential modern and contemporary Chinese artists. Held on May 27th, 2021 beginning at 10:00 PM EDT, the sale will include works from Fu Baoshi, Zhang Daqian, Wu Guanzhong, and Li Keran, among others. FU BAOSHI…

    Christies Presents the Masters of Contemporary Chinese Ink Painting1
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    Statues and Paintings of Buddhas, Bodhisattvas, and Deities Come to Auction

    Known as the goddess of compassion and mercy, Guanyin is one of the principal deities in Chinese Buddhism. She is often depicted holding the pearls of illumination, a willow branch, or a vase of pure water in her hand. Folklore states that Guanyin was a Buddhist who led a virtuous…

    A Gilding Copper Sitting Guanyin Bodhisattva Statue
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    Fall Fine Asian Art and Antiques: Session 2

    Artist Huang Binhong’s work is considered a major contribution to Chinese art. In the 1930s, he created an especially influential document discussing his various brushwork methods, which would help boost him to fame. Huang’s style emerged from close observation of Chinese tradition and Western Impressionism. The second session of the…

    Chinese Sketchbook of Draft Paintings by Pu Ru
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    Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy

    A recognized Chinese painter of the 20th century, Huang Zhou was a modern artist who drew inspiration from the ancient masters. As he developed his style, Huang drifted away from traditional methods of Chinese art and immersed himself in Expressionism. An example of Huang’s work will be offered in the…

    Chinese Painting with Cat, Chen Ruikang
  • Auction Industry

    Michaan’s July 25 Auction Offers Important Chinese Paintings, Designer Jewels and Luxury Timepieces

    There has never been a better time to turn to Michaan’s Auctions for the inspiration offered by fine art and beautiful things. PRE SALE PRESS RELEASE!Press Office Contact!Talesa Eugenio(510) 740-0220 x 116Auction:Gallery AuctionSaturday July 25, 2020 at 10amLocation:Michaan’s Auctions2751 Todd StreetAlameda, CA 94501Michaan’s July 25 Auction Offers Important Chinese Paintings,Designer…

    Michaans July 25 Auction Offers Important Chinese Paintings Designer Jewels and Luxury Timepieces
  • Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Zhang Daqian

    Oakridge Auction Gallery to Present Works from 20th-Century Chinese Painter An artist who got his start creating forgeries of the ancient masters, Zhang Daqian would later become one of the most internationally-recognized Chinese painters of the 20th century. His copied works were not condemned as criminal but rather celebrated as…

    Artist to Know Zhang Daqian1
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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…

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    Asian Art & Antiques - Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, Snuff Bottles

    Chinese artist Zhang Daqian is best known for his splashed-ink landscapes and lotus paintings. Zhang’s works were influenced by individualistic masters such as Shitao and Bada Shanren. The upcoming Asian Art & Antiques - Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, Snuff Bottles sale, presented by Oakridge Auction Gallery, highlights two paintings by Zhang.…

    Lotus Painting by Zhang Daqian Given to Qiangli
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    California Estates & Chinese Antiques

    Zhang Daqian, a 20th-century Chinese artist, spent years studying the works of the ancient masters. His early career was defined by meticulous forgeries, especially emulating the Ming-Qing Individualists. Zhang learned many lessons from his early works and incorporated them into his later calligraphy and lotus paintings. An example of his…

    California Estates & Chinese Antiques
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    Chinese Works of Art

    Bonhams presents antique Chinese collectibles in their upcoming Chinese Works of Art auction. Chinese period furniture like the pair of Qing dynasty Huanghuali horseshoe-back chairs are a featured collectible. Among Chinese furniture materials, the Huanghuali wood is distinguished by its translucent surface and sweet fragrance. The carved backrest and the…

    Chinese Works of Art
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    Session II: Asian Art Catalogue Auction

    Chinese paintings are often associated with a questionable origin. Particularly the bird and flower genre paintings are accompanied by the query, "Could this be by Chang Dai-chien?" A legendary master forger, Zhang Daqian is known for his modern impressionist and expressionist art. Ink and color on paper by the Chinese…

  • Auction Preview

    Fine Classical Chinese Paintings & Calligraphy

    Sotheby’s showcases the craft of traditional Chinese landscape paintings and calligraphy in this upcoming auction. The 71-lot event features work from some of the most popular artists in Chinese history, such as Zhang Daqian and Dong Qichang.  Qichang was a calligrapher and artist from the late Ming Dynasty. In his…

    Fine Classical Chinese Paintings & Calligraphy/AuctionDaily
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    Fine Chinese Paintings and Works of Art

    In Buddhism, a bodhisattva is someone who can reach enlightenment but stays behind to help others. We can see both the beauty and the sadness of this in the carved wood figure of a bodhisattva offered in the upcoming Chinese Works of Art auction by Bonhams. Like the carved wood…

  • Press Release

    RELEASE: Christie's Announces Asian Art Week New York, September 2019

    New York – Christie’s announces Asian Art Week, a series of auctions, viewings, and events, from September 6-13. This season presents nine auctions—six live and three online—featuring over 1,000 lots spanning all epochs and categories of Asian Art from classical Chinese paintings, ceramics, jades, bronzes, and furniture, to impressive Tibetan gilt-bronzes and contemporary…