ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983)
Boating in Stream
Fan leave, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper
18 x 50 cm. (7 18 x 19 58 in.)
Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist
Further inscribed and signed by the artist, with one seal
Dated spring, guimao year (1963)
Dedicated to Qibin

The recipient is Zhang Qibin, the chef of the Hoover Restaurant in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Zhang Qibin was acquainted with Zhang Daqian who frequently visited the restaurant for meals. The provided photograph diplays Zhang Qibin and Zhang Daqian shaking hands.
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