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Fall Fine Asian Art & Antiques Auction

2020-09-19 10:00:00

Lot 497

Chinese Painting of Fisherman by Zhang Daqian

A hanging scroll painting in ink and watercolor on paper, signed Zhang Daqian Yuan, dated ren wu, 1942, December. There are two artist seals and a poem inscription. The painting depicts a fisherman and birds beneath a willow tree. It is mounted on a silk backing with wooden dowels. Dimensions are: 37 in. tall X 12 in. wide; 94 cm tall X 30.5 cm wide. All measurements are approximate.Small area of repair to one side.From the estate of Professor Hing Tong. Hing Tong (16 February 1922–4 March 2007) was a leading American mathematician. He is well known for providing the original proof of the Katetov–Tong insertion theorem. Born in Canton, China, Tong

Estimate $25,000.00-35,000.00

Sold for $80,000.00

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