Dong Qichang (1555-1636), Calligraphy After Yang Ningshi. Estimate HK$ 1.5 million – 2.5 million (€160,000 – 260,000). Photo Bonhams
Ink on paper, handscroll. Inscribed and signed Dong Qichang, with two seals of the artist. Title slip inscribed by Shen Zengzhi (1850-1922). Colophon inscribed by Wu Hufan (1894-1968) with two seals, dated yimao year (1915). Calligraphy 45cm x 907.5cm (17¾in x357in), Colophon 45cm x 32cm (17¾in x 12½in).
Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Shen Weiqiao (1778-1849)
Formerly in the collection of Shen Zengzhi (1850-1922)
BONHAMS. FINE CHINESE PAINTINGS AND CONTEMPORARY ASIAN ART, 23 Nov 2014 14:30 HKT – HONG KONG, ADMIRALTY