Lot 116. A FINE AND VERY LARGE PAINTING WITH CHILDREN PLAYING IN THE PALACE GARDEN

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Auction date:30.09.2017   15:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 116A FINE AND VERY LARGE PAINTING WITH CHILDREN PLAYING IN THE PALACE GARDEN
Ink and color on paper, mounted on paper and in a wooden frame. China, early 19th century

Very large and extremely fine depiction of a garden scene with playing children and female figures, dressed in winter costumes. The painting composed in a horizontal manner, beginning on the left with a group of children and court ladies entering the garden through a circular ‘moon gate’. The court ladies carrying vessels and additional clothes. The garden opens to the left with a blossoming prunus tree, on which two children are climbing. Further on the left, an outlook into an idealized garden scene with little rocks and pavilions behind a low wall. The scene is enclosed on the far left side with a tall pine tree. Extremely fine painting with individual facial features and attention to small details.

Shape: Rectangular horizontal shape
Dimensions: 304 x 140 cm (overall size including frame), 4,5 cm (width of the frame)
Condition: Overall good condition with some age-related traces, some staining to the sides and small ripped parts and cracks, the actual painted areas with the figural depiction with better condition
Provenance: Austrian Private Collection

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