The Collection of Modern Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy from Xu Huai Zhai
In the autumn auctions of 2010 and 2011, the special sales of the collection of modern Chinese paintings and calligraphy from Xu Huai Zhai have achieved great success. In these two years, the total transaction value was nearly 100 billion RMB and the turnover rate reached more than 90 %. The success of the past tow years shows the strong market confidence of the Chinese collectors for the collections from the collectors in Singapore, as well as their approval to the effort made by the team of Poly Auction during the preparation of the auction. Because of their trust to Poly Auction, the collectors from Singapore will present ¡°The Night Auction of the Collection of Modern Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy from Xu Huai Zhai¡±.
In this year¡¯s special auction of Xu Hai Zhai¡¯s collection, the Chinese collectors will see the magnificent paintings of LU Yanshao, Lin Fengmian and HUANG Binhong. Among all these great artists, the paintings of LU Yanshao are the most attractive, since that they represent the early, middle and late period of the artist¡¯s creation. The painting Steel Workers which sings the praises of socialism is a rare theme that LU Yanshao painted. Moreover, the running-hand calligraphy SNOW©qto the Tune of Chin Yuan Chun with the size of 310¡Á142 cm is rare masterpiece and shows the mutual cherishment between two poets: MAO Zedong and GUO Moruo. The auction of Xu Huaizhai shows the wide range and high artistic value of the collection of Singaporean collectors and the influence of Chinese painting and calligraphy on the globe Chinese world.
LU Yanshao, Countryside•White Plum Blossom, 18¡Á49 cm, ink and color on paper, folding fan
LU Yanshao, Golden Summit on. Mount E¡¯mei, 54¡Á31 cm, ink and color on paper, hanging scroll
LU Yanshao, Pine Trees in Mount Huangshan, 68¡Á45 cm, ink and color on paper, hanging scroll
LU Yanshao, The West Lake, 46¡Á34 cm, ink and color on paper, hanging scroll
LU Yanshao, The Natural Scenery of Sichuan Province, 76¡Á37 cm, ink and color on paper, hanging scroll
LU Yanshao, Habitation in the Mountain, 18¡Á137 cm, ink and color on paper, hanging scroll
TAO Lengyue, Plum Blossom, 103¡Á102cm, ink and color on paper, hanging scroll
GUO Moruo, Snow•the Tune of Chin Yuan Chun, 310¡Á142cm, ink on paper, hanging scroll