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    WU GUANZHONG (1919-2010)

    Paradise of Birds


    Ink and Color on Paper
    36 x 45 cm

    Signed Wu Guanzhong and dated 1989 in Chinese, With one seal of the artist

    Estimate TWD 8,800,000-12,000,000
    USD 283,900-387,100
    HKD 0-0

    Hammer Price TWD 10,200,000
    USD 317,658
    HKD 2,500,000


Illustrated:Odyssey: Wu Guanzhong, Plum Blossoms (Int’l) Ltd., Hong Kong, 1990, content page and Page 20

Exhibition:1. Odyssey: Wu Guanzhong, Raffles City Convention Centre VIP Lounge, Singapore, April 28 - May 2, 1990 2. Odyssey: Wu Guanzhong, Plum Blossoms Gallery, Hong Kong, May 8 - 19, 1990 3. Odyssey: Wu Guanzhong, Chinese Automobile Co. Ltd., Taipei, May 26 - 31, 1990


This painting is painted on Japanese paper card, a rare medium used by artist Wu Guanzhong. In 1999 the same year Wu visited Xinhui's "Bird's Paradise", his seal inscribed “Sketch by Guanzhong.” The following year, the work was exhibited at a tour exihibition curated by Yutang, Hong Kong. 

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