Sotheby’s – 20th Century Chinese Art 二十世紀中國藝術

September 16th, 2011 by

The 20th Century Chinese Art Department will offer over 140 works of art this autumn. Highlights of this sale include remarkable masterpieces by Chinese modern masters including Zao Wou-ki, Wu Guanzhong, Chu Teh-chun, Wang Yidong and Chen Yifei. Featured above, 10.1.68 by Zao Wou-ki was exhibited at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in 1968 as part of a solo exhibition for the artist. This painting has been in a private collection for over twenty years and is set to lead the market with its first appearance. Additionally, this sale will also introduce two dedicated themes focusing on female Chinese artists and works on paper.