ZAO WOU-KI (ZHAO WUJI, 1920-2013)
signed in Chinese, signed and dated 'ZAO 86' (lower right)
watercolour on paper
32.5 x 25 cm. (12 3/4 x 9 7/8 in.)
Painted in 1986
Private collection, Europe
Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 2 April 2012, lot 525
Private collection, Asia (acquired from the above sale by the previous owner)
Zao‘s Centenary: Prints and paper works by Zao Wou-Ki, Christie’s Hong Kong, May 27 2021, lot 8001 (Acquired from the above by the previous owner)
Private Collection

The authenticity of the artwork has been confirmed by the Fondation Zao Wou-Ki.
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"The colours and light of xuan paper are like the exceedingly gentle tranquility after a violent storm." - Zao Wou-Ki, Zao Wou-Ki Self Portrait

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