DING YANYONG (1902-1978)
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Scroll, mounted and framed, ink and colour on paper
67 x 41.3 cm. (26 38 x 16 14 in.)
Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist
Dedicated to Guoliang
Dated bingchenyear (1976)
NOTE: The recipient of this painting Guoliang is Mr Wong Kwok Learn, son of Madame Ma Shun Ying.
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Ma Shun Ying is a famous individual of Hong Kong. She served as the voluntary director of the Young Women's Christian Association and director of the True Light Girls' School. She loves art and works diligently creating 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. She received many wonderful works with diverse themes. Her husband Wong Wing Seen and eldest son Wong Kwok Learn are accountants. In the collection are also works dedicated to them, which shows the close relationship between the family and the artists.
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