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    Liang Qichao (Chinese, 1873-1929)
    The Stele of Zhang Qian, early 20th century
    Scroll, ink on paper
    49-3/4 x 16-1/8 inches (126.4 x 41.0 cm) (work)
    59-1/2 x 18-3/4 inches (151.1 x 47.6 cm) (overall)
    Signed, with two seals of the artist

    THE CHENN FAMILY COLLECTION OF CHINESE PAINTING AND CALLIGRAPHY

    PROVENANCE:
    Chen Guoxiang (1879-1919);
    Chen Guan (1895-1990) and Zheng Ying (1898-1990), by descent from the above;
    Chenn Family, by descent from the above.
    TRANSLATION:
    The modest gentleman Zhang,
    simple and honest.
    He is as pure as virgin snow,
    also kind-hearted like a best friend.
    We write down his behavior,
    like an orchid blooming with fragrance,
    to understand the philosophy of life.


    Condition Report*: Some rolling and handling creases, scattered stains and toning to the work, and some discoloration and wear to the silk mount.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2019
    19th-20th Tuesday-Wednesday
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