SITU QI (1904-1997)
Orchid and Bamboo / Orchid and Peony

Orchid and Bamboo
Scroll, mounted for framing, ink on paper
34 x 44.7 cm. (13 38 x 17 58 in.)
Signed, with one seal of the artist

Orchid and Peony
68.2 x 33.8 cm. (26 78 x 13 14 in.)
Scroll, mounted for framing, ink on paper
Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist
Dated jiweiyear (1979)
Dedicated to Madame Xinying
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Ma Shun Ying is well-known in Hong Kong for serving as voluntary director of the Young Women's Christian Association and director of the True Light Girls' School. She loves art and works diligently to create many artworks. She studied under many masters, including Gao Qifeng, Cai Peizhu, Ding Yanyong, Li Fanping, Huang Junbi, Lin Jiantong, and Liang Zijiang. Among them, Ding Yanyong was the most influential to her. She received many wonderful works with diverse themes. Her husband Wong Wing Seen and eldest son Wong Kwok Learn are both accountants. In the collection are also works dedicated to them, manifesting the close relationship between the family and the artists.
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