Current Bid at Christie's for Zhang Daqian's "Boating in Stream" Reaches HK$130,000

Current Bid at Christie's for Zhang Daqian's "Boating in Stream" Reaches HK$130,000

A captivating artwork by the renowned Chinese artist Zhang Daqian is currently up for auction at Christie's. Titled "Boating in Stream," this ink and color on paper piece measures 18 x 50 cm (7 1⁄8 x 19 5⁄8 in.) and is mounted and framed. Inscribed and signed by the artist, with one seal, the artwork also bears an additional inscription and signature by Zhang Daqian.

Dated to spring of the guimao year (1963), "Boating in Stream" holds a special dedication to Zhang Qibin, chef of the celebrated Hoover Restaurant in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. A photograph provided showcases Zhang Qibin alongside Zhang Daqian engaged in a handshake, signifying their long-standing connection.

This extraordinary painting captures serene beauty as a boat glides along a tranquil stream. With its evocative brushstrokes and harmonious use of ink and color, it exemplifies Zhang Daqian's mastery of traditional Chinese painting techniques.

As bids continue to pour in at Christie's, the latest bid stands at HK$130,000. Although there have been no previous bids recorded thus far, this remarkable artwork is expected to garner significant attention from art enthusiasts worldwide due to its historical significance and artistic excellence.

The auction will conclude on March 6, 2024. Don't miss out on this exceptional opportunity to own an exquisite creation by one of China's most celebrated artists. Visit Christie's online platform to place your bid today and potentially add this stunning piece by Zhang Daqian to your art collection.

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ZHANG DAQIAN (1899-1983) | Boating in Stream

Platform : Christie's

Latest Bid : HK$130,000

Auction End : Mar 06, 2024

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