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(1907), a “comedy of to‐day” by Augustin Daly. [Daly's Theatre, 49 perf.] Portrait of a Lady, picture #728 at the annual Academy exhibition, so lovingly depicts a beautiful woman ...

Wu Qingxia

Wu Qingxia (1910)   Reference library

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..., 20th century, male. Born 1910 . Painter . Fish, scenes with figures. Auction Records New York, 31 May 1989 : Nine Fish ( 1941 , kakemono, ink and pigments/paper, 39¾ × 17¼ ins/101 × 43.5 cm) USD 1,210 New York, 11 April 1990 : Young Girl with a Butterfly (kakemono, ink and pigments/paper, 26 × 18 ins/66 × 45.8 cm) USD 550 Hong Kong, 5 May 1994 : Lohan in a Landscape and Calligraphy ( 1928 , ink and pigments/paper, fan, 7½ × 18½ ins/19.2 × 46.8 cm) HKD 17,250 Hong Kong, 3 Nov 1994 : Return of a Wenji Princess ( 1937 , ink and pigments/paper, 7¼...

Brooke, Leonard Leslie

Brooke, Leonard Leslie (1862)   Reference library

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...1999 : Christening of Tom Thumb (pen, black ink and watercolour, 10 × 8 ins/25 × 20 cm) GBP 1,800 London, 17 Dec 1999 : Lion and Unicorn (pen, black ink and watercolour, 12 × 9 ins/30 × 23 cm) GBP 2,200 London, 8 Dec 2000 : Three Bears (pen, ink and watercolour, 10 × 8 ins/25 × 20 cm) GBP 1,100 London, 26 June 2001 : Lion and the Crow (pen, ink and watercolour, 16 × 7 ins/40 × 18 cm) GBP...

Detmold, Charles Maurice

Detmold, Charles Maurice (December 1883)   Reference library

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...Auction Records London, 8 March 1935 : Roses (drawing) GBP 11 11s London, 19 Dec 1945 : Flowers (drawing) GBP 15 London, 19 July 1977 : Parrots on a Branch ( 1929 , watercolour, 28¼ × 20 ins/71.5 × 50.7 cm) GBP 1,300 London, 27 April 1982 : Parrots (watercolour and gouache, 28 × 20¼ ins/71 × 51.5 cm) GBP 2,600 London, 15 May 1984 : Cape Grass Finches (watercolour and pen, 13½ × 7½ ins/34.5 × 18.8 cm) GBP 7,500 London, 20 June 1986 : Seventh Voyage of Sinbad the Sailor (watercolour, 8 × 7½ ins/20.4 × 19.3 cm) GBP 21,000 London, 14...

Dai Yiheng

Dai Yiheng (1826)   Reference library

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..., 19th century, male. Born 1826 , in Qiantang (Zhejiang); died 1891 . Painter . Landscapes. Dai Yiheng was the nephew of the painter Dai Xi ( 1801–1860 ). Auction Records Hong Kong, 30 Oct 1995 : Landscapes (ink and colour on paper, a pair of hanging scrolls, 43¼ × 8¼ ins/109.7 × 20.9 cm) HKD...

Liu Deliu

Liu Deliu (1806)   Reference library

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..., 19th century, male. Born 1806 , in Wujiang (Jiangsu); died 1875 . Painter (including silk) . Birds, flowers. Liu Deliu was a pupil of Xia Zhiding. Auction Records New York, 21 March 1995 : Birds and Flowers (ink and pigments on silk, eight-sheet album, each 7¾ × 12½ ins/20 × 31.8 cm) USD...

Walker, William

Walker, William (19 November 1878)   Reference library

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...William British , 20th century, male. Born 19 November 1878 , in Glasgow; Died 1961 . Painter , engraver . Urban landscapes, landscapes. William Walker studied in Glasgow, London and Paris. He made etchings and mezzotints. Auction Records London, 18 March 1980 : Grape Harvest in Cephalonia (watercolour, 7½ × 11 ins/18.8 × 27 cm) GBP...

Jiexisi

Jiexisi (1274)   Reference library

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...its historic writings, and one of the Four Leading Confucian Figures . The only painting known by him is Cow Standing and Facing Inside , signed and dated 1341 . Auction Records New York, 31 May 1990 : Prose Poem ‘Ocean’ in running script (ink/paper, handscroll, 8¼ × 101 ins/20.8 × 255.7 cm) USD...

Nimura, Yuko

Nimura, Yuko (1943)   Reference library

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...Nimura, Yuko Japanese , 20th century, male. Born 1943 , in Niigata. Painter , engraver . Nimura Yuko was awarded the top prize at the International Young Artists' Exhibition in Tokyo in 1971 , as well as at the 7th and 8th exhibitions of the Japan Art Festival Association in 1971–1972 . In 1972 work by him was also shown at the 1st Exhibition of Japanese Graphic Art in London and the 8th International Print Biennale in Tokyo. He exhibited regularly in Japan during the 1980s and 1990s, generally at private or commercial...

Qu Guliang

Qu Guliang (1936)   Reference library

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...Guliang Chinese , 20th century, male. Born 1936 . Painter . Landscapes. Auction Records New York, 1 June 1992 : Landscape at Dusk (ink and pigment/paper, 25¾ × 52 ins/65.7 × 131.8 cm) USD 8,250 Hong Kong, 28 Sept 1992 : Autumn Landscape in the Huang Mountains ( 1992 , kakemono, ink and pigments/paper, 49 × 39 ins/123.6 × 99 cm) HKD 71,500 Hong Kong, 29 Oct 1992 : The Huang Shan ( 1992 , kakemono, ink and pigments/paper, 52¼ × 26 ins/132.4 × 66.2 cm) HKD...

Zhang Gong

Zhang Gong (1959)   Reference library

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...Gong Chinese , 20th –21st century, male. Born 1959 . Painter . Zhang Gong graduated in art from Beijing Normal College in 1986 . He worked in advertising for several years and then resumed his studies at the Central Academy of Arts and Crafts, where he now teaches. Auction Records Hong Kong, 4 May 1995 : Computer Virus ( 1994 , oil on canvas, 57¼ × 44 ins/145.7 × 111.8 cm) HKD 69,000 Hong Kong, 30 Oct 1995 : Vitality ( 1993 , oil on canvas, triptych, 28¾ × 23½ ins/73.3 × 59.7 cm) HKD...

Rossiter, Charles

Rossiter, Charles (1827)   Reference library

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...: Young Anglers (oil on canvas, 24 × 20 ins/61 × 50.7 cm) USD 16,000 Bern, 26 Oct 1988 : Sadness (oil on canvas, 8 × 6 ins/20.5 × 15.5 cm) CHF 1,500 London, 11 June 1993 : Bird-Nesting ( 1857 , oil on canvas, 18 × 14 ins/45.7 × 35.4 cm) GBP 1,840 London, 25 March 1994 : Token Contribution ( 1847 , oil on canvas, 25 × 30¼ ins/63.5 × 76.9 cm) GBP 1,840 London, 6 Nov 1995 : Harpsichord (oil on panel, 10 × 7¾ ins/25.5 × 20 cm) GBP 2,300 London, 5 June 1996 : Bad Memories ( 1854 , oil on canvas, 24½ × 20 ins/62.5 × 51 cm) GBP 14,950 London, 6...

Zhai Xinjian

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...Xinjian Chinese , 20th –21st century, male. Born 1950 , in Tianjin. Painter . Nudes, portraits. Zhai Xinjian trained at the Beijing Central Academy of Fine Arts. He exhibits in China and abroad. Museum and Gallery Holdings Beijing (NG) Auction Records Hong Kong, 28 Sept 1992 : Rest ( 1991 , oil on canvas, 39¾ × 29¾ ins/100.8 × 75.5 cm) HKD 60,500 Hong Kong, 4 May 1995 : Swan's Dream ( 1994 , oil on canvas, 39¼ × 31½ ins/99.7 × 80 cm) HKD 51,750 Hong Kong, 30 Oct 1995 : Training ( 1955 , oil on canvas, 51½ × 51½ ins/130.8 × 130.8 cm) HKD 74,750 Hong...

Wang Xuehao

Wang Xuehao (1754)   Reference library

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...Paris (Mus. National des Arts asiatiques-Guimet): High Mountains with Trees in the Foreground Auction Records New York, 31 May 1989 : Landscape (kakemono, ink and pigment/gilded paper, 52½ × 16 ins/133.6 × 39.7 cm) USD 2,200 New York, 28 Nov 1994 : Album of 12 Landscapes on Fans (ink and pigments/paper, each 7 × 20¾ ins/17.8 × 52.7 cm) USD...

Qi Kun

Qi Kun (1894)   Reference library

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...K'un Chinese , 20th century, male. Born 1894 ; died 1940 . Painter . Landscapes. Auction Records Hong Kong, 29 April 1993 : Landscape (ink and pigments/paper, kakemono, 66¼ × 33¾ ins/168 × 85.7 cm) HKD 63,250 New York, 16 June 1993 : Landscape in the Style of Guo Xi (ink/paper, kakemono, 25¾ × 11 ins/65.7 × 27 cm) USD 6,038 Hong Kong, 5 May 1994 : Landscape ( 1931 , ink and pigments/paper, fan, 7¾ × 20¼ ins/19.7 × 51.5 cm) HKD 16,100 Hong Kong, 4 May 1995 : Landscape (ink and pigments/paper, fan, 7¼ × 20 ins/18.4 × 50.8 cm) HKD 13,800 Hong...

West, Raphael Lamar

West, Raphael Lamar (1769)   Reference library

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...Benjamin West. He painted scenes from Shakespeare’s plays. Auction Records London, 19 July 1979 : St George Saving the Princess from the Claws of the Dragon ( 1783 , pen, 26½ × 20 ins/67.5 × 50.5 cm) GBP 900 London, 8 July 1982 : Landscape with an Artist, Drawing (pen/charcoal line, 13¾ × 10½ ins/35 × 26.5 cm) GBP 650 New York, 11 Jan 1989 : Fear (ink, 7 × 8½ ins/17.7 × 21.8 cm) USD 550 New York, 9 Jan 1991 : Two Boys under an Old Cedar (ink, 13¾ × 19¼ ins/34.9 × 48.9 cm) USD...

Qian Hui'An

Qian Hui'An (1833)   Reference library

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...Hui'An Chinese , 19th – 20th century, male. Born 1833 ; died 1911 . Painter . Figures, portraits, landscapes with figures. Auction Records Hong Kong, 16 Jan 1989 : Portrait of a Court Functionary ( 1908 , ink and pigments/paper, kakemono, 68½ × 35¾ ins/174 × 90.7 cm) HKD 30,800 New York, 6 Dec 1989 : Longevity after Hua Yan (ink and pigments/paper, 20 × 36¼ ins/51.1 × 92.1 cm) USD 1,650 New York, 11 April 1990 : Young Women in a Landscape (ink and pigments/paper, four kakemonos, each 50½ × 12½ ins/128.3 × 31.8 cm) USD 1,430 New York, 2 Dec...

Shimotani, Chiharu

Shimotani, Chiharu (1934)   Reference library

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...Chiharu Japanese , 20th century, male. Born 1934 . Print artist . Shimotani Chiharu has exhibited at varioius international group shows, including in 1972 and 1973 at the 7th and 8th exhibition of the Japan Art Festival Association; in 1973 at the São Paulo Biennale and in Tokyo and Kyoto at the International Print Biennale; in 1974 in Bradford, England, at the 4th International Print Biennale; and Japanese Art Today (Art japonais d'aujourd'hui) at the Musée d'Art Contemporain in...

Pethybridge, John Ley

Pethybridge, John Ley (6 April 1865)   Reference library

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...John Ley British , 19th – 20th century, male. Born 6 April 1865 , in Launceston (Cornwall). Painter , illustrator . Animals. John Ley Pethybridge was active from 1889 to 1893 . He studied with John Emms, the renowned wildlife painter. He also studied in Cornwall and Bruges. He is best known as illustrator of Sherlock Holmes’ stories in the Strand Magazine . Auction Records London, 5 Nov 1993 : The Dogs: Nailer and Tramp (oil on canvas/card, 11¾ × 16 ins/29.8 × 39.7 cm) GBP...

Wu Shixian

Wu Shixian (1960)   Reference library

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...Shixian or Wu Shih-hsien Chinese , 20th century, male. Died 1960 . Painter . Landscapes. Auction Records Hong Kong, 15 Nov 1990 : Autumn Landscape in the Style of Shen Zhou ( 1905 , kakemono, ink and pigments/paper, 60½ × 7½ ins/153.8 × 18.8 cm) HKD 39,600 Hong Kong, 31 Oct 1991 : Landscape ( 1915 , kakemono, ink and pigments/paper, 39¼ × 17½ ins/99.8 × 44.3 cm) HKD 22,000 Hong Kong, 29 Oct 1992 : Fishermen's Cottages (kakemono, ink/paper, 57½ × 31 ins/146 × 78.8 cm) HKD 93,500 New York, 16 June 1993 : Landscape ( 1950 , ink/paper, 19½...

Sadakage

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... 9 Nov 1988 : Large Plan of a Woman’s Face Disguised as Daruma with a Red Scarf on her head (print, 7¾ × 7 ins/19.7 × 17.5 cm) GBP 1,870 New York, 15 June 1990 : Two Courtesans Reading with Another Smoking a Pipe (print ona tate-e, triptych, 14½ × 10 ins/37 × 25.5 cm) USD 4,950 New York, 27 March 1991 : The Actor Danjuro VII in the Role of Matsunaga Daizen and Sagawa Kikunojo in the Role of Yukihime (Kakubuan print surimono, diptych, 8¼ × 7¼ ins/20.9 × 18.1 cm) USD...

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