MAO FAN (1949 –).
Teapot, signed Mao Fan and dated 2006, ink and colour on paper, Chinese hanging scroll painting, 45.5 x 68cm.
Maofan, original name Luan Guofan, dharma name Baomu Jushi, Leibu Shanfang Zhuren. Born in Shanghai, a member of the Chinese Calligraphers Association and Standing Director, also sub-director of Hualin Museum.
Published: Maofan Zuopin, Taiwan, 1991; Hundred Question of Painting and Calligraphy, Shanghai, People's Fine Arts Publishing House, 1995; Freehand Landscape Painting Creation and Techniques, Shanghai, People's Fine Arts Publishing House, 2001; Modern Chinese Painting and Calligraphy Celebrity Series - Mao Fan, Shanghai, People's Fine Arts Publishing House, 2003. He is also recorded on A List of World Celebrities. A similar example of his painting Liu Quan Qing Yin Tu sold for HK$50,000 in Sotheby's Hong Kong.
Estimated at £600 - £800