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Asian Art I

 
  Lot 136
 

ZHANG QIANYING (Chang Chien-Ying, 1909 – 2004).

ZHANG QIANYING (Chang Chien-Ying, 1909 – 2004).

Calligraphy, ink on paper, framed Chinese painting, 43 x 114cm.

張蒨英 書畫

水墨紙本 鏡框

款識:世事短如春夢,人情薄似秋雲。不須計較苦勞心,萬事原來有命。幸遇三杯酒好,況逢一朵花新。片時歡笑且相親,明日陰晴未定。朱希真西江月。孔暐夫人夫人吾友留念。丁卯仲夏,蒨英書於倫敦。

鈐印:「蒨英」「張」「但求平正」。

Zhang Qianying was a student of Xu Beihong and studied at Art at Nanjing University. Won a scholarship at the Slade school of Art London, and lived in Britain for the next 50 years where she became a member of Royal Academy, Royal Society of Painters in watercolour and the Society of Women Artist. Christian Dior commissioned her to design silk pattern for his clothes.

Estimated at £300 - £500


 

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