Painting Relief
signed, titled, inscribed and dated ‘LIN SHOW YU PAINTING RELIEF 10-9-1963 40 x 40’ (on the stretcher)
oil, aluminium and perspex on canvas
101.6 x 101.6 cm. (40 x 40 in.)
Executed in 1963
Collection of Mike Blitstein, Buena Vista, Colorado
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, 15 May 2014, lot 36
Private collection
Flame Art Gallery LTD, Hong Kong
Private collection
Parkview Art, Hong Kong
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2015
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“White is the most ordinary of colours, it is also the most extraordinary; it is the absence of colour, it is also the sum of colours; it is the most majestic of colours, it is also the most common; it is the colour of tranquillity, it is also the colour of grief.” – Richard Lin

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