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Fu Baoshi Calligraphy Scroll(傅抱石書幅)

Signed and stamped by the artist. Painted in Chinese ink with brush on paper in 1934. Paper size 130 x 15.5cm, scroll size 148 x 21.5cm. Comes with wooden box.

Scroll by celebrated painter Fu Baoshi (1904-1965), who went to Japan in 1933 to study the history of oriental art at the Tokyo School of Fine Arts. He stayed in Japan from August 1933 to June 1935 and cultivated friendships with many Japanese artists. This scroll was painted in the spring of 1934, and was possibly a made for a Japanese friend of his. A small and lovely literary work by a great painter, with good provenance.

US$22,000