Asian Art Auction

June 13, 2016

LOT 81
Yang Shanshen (1913-2004), Gold Fishes
  • Yang Shanshen (1913-2004), Gold Fishes

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Yang Shanshen (1913-2004), Gold Fishes

楊善深 水面波風魚不知

Ink and colour on paper
height 16.5" — 42 cm.
dated to 1986, two artist’s seals

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $3,360
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

Modern Chinese Paintings from the Ting Yulou Collection, Hong Kong. The owner of this collection is a Hong Kong artist who befriended many of the Chinese modernist painters. He recounts that he spent many Saturdays and Sundays playing mahjong or having tea while discussing art with personalities such as Zhao Shao'ang, Yang Shan Shen, and Yang Zhiguang. Over the years, he has amassed a large collection of paintings from these masters

Provenance:

Ting Yulou Collection, Hong Kong
聽雨樓書畫珍藏, 香港

An artist from Hong Kong, Ting Yulou befriended many of the Chinese modernist painters. According to his stories, he spent many Saturdays and Sundays playing mahjong and drinking tea while discussing art with such personalities as Zhao Shao'ang, Yang Shan Shen, and Yang Zhiguang. Through these relationships and his connections with fellow artists, Ting Youlu has built an outstanding collection of work from the masters.

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art