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Chinese Paintings Online Now at Bonhams
December 6, 2022
Shiy De Jinn (Xi Dejin, 1923-1981), Cityscape, 1956, watercolor on paper, framed and glazed,
15 x 20 7/8 in. (38.2 x 53 cm), Lot 817, Estimate $5,000-7,000
Chinese Paintings Online 20th century and Beyond!, Bonhams New York
Online sale, bidding open now and ends December 8, 2022
Chinese Paintings Online 20th century and Beyond! explores a dynamic period for Chinese painting and calligraphy with 54 works by 40 individual artists. Many artists were strongly influenced by their time overseas studying in Paris, New York or Tokyo, where others looked to the deepest roots of the Chinese tradition for inspiration.
Discover paintings that capture the numerous creative avenues that Chinese artists explored in the 20th century and the decades that followed, with artists expressing themselves in traditional brush and ink, Western oils, watercolor and even fingerpainting.
Read more, click here.
Also, don't miss the revealing essay, A Closer Look at Four Ink Paintings by Han Meilin, click here.