Lot 2034. Elegant lady in the company during a walk in the spring

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Auction date:12.06.2019   12:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 2034Elegant lady in the company during a walk in the spring

China. Late Ming Dynasty.

Colors and ink on silk. Mounted as a hanging scroll. Length 265cm, width 69,5 cm, image size 128 x 49.8 cm. In a vast landscape, a lady, dressed in precious silk robes, with a jade pendant on the belt, the hair cleverly mounted on a elevated ridge in a body of water. She turns to her similar to elegantly robed attendant, what goes on behind her and a basket of flowering branches on a rod on the back is wearing. A pasture with young leaves in the breeze wafting remembered that these are often compared with the elegance of ladies. In the case of the willow railing for a rock arrangement, that there is a large garden or Park. In the foreground are rocks with flowering Prunus.

The painting is skillfully and rich in detail executed. The ladies are characteristically shown with bright faces, delicate hands, and narrow, elongated bodies. The representation of the landscape that conveys Distance and the Season is indicated by Details. Signature: Qing Yin Cui Zi Zhong Xie - Painted by Qingying Cui. Seal: Cui Zi Zhong Yin - seal of the painter. On the outside of the roll: Cui Qing Yin Xian Sheng Xie Zhen Ren, Wu-Zhen Ji - Portrait of a lady Cui Qingyin. Condition B/C. Restored, age appropriate wear, darkened, missing parts, bent.

Provenance:
Collection of Oskar Graf 1873-1958 and Cäcilie Graf-Pfaff 1862-1939.
-Rhenish private collection by inheritance

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