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27 October 2016, 10:00 EST
Boston, MA, USALive Auction
Lot 488: CHINESE SCROLL PAINTING DEPICTING DRAGONFLY AND THREE PINK COCKSCOMB FLOWERS, possibly by Qi Baishi (1864-1957)(208 views)
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CHINESE SCROLL PAINTING DEPICTING DRAGONFLY AND THREE PINK COCKSCOMB FLOWERS, possibly by Qi Baishi (1864-1957)
ink and watercolor on paper; bearing calligraphy and artists seals; image: 40 x 13 1/2 in., scroll overall: 71 x 19 1/4 in.
Provenance: By descent in the Quincy Adams Shaw family, from the collection of Quincy Adams Shaw III (1897-1987) to the current owner.
Other Notes: Quincy Adams Shaw (1825-1908) was a Boston Brahmin investor, business magnate and art collector.