Chinese school, signed Hua Yan (1682-1756), ink and colour on paper: 'Scholars in a mountain forest'

This lot was sold on 2020-02-15 and is no longer available

Dim.: 257 x 104,5 cm (the scroll)
Dim.: 182 x 91,5 cm (the painting)

Condition: (UV-checked)
- Between the upper section with calligraphy and lower section with figures in a landscape an overlapping horizontal line following the curves of the mountaintops with related retouching. The exact reason for this is not clear. The painting may originally have been larger, whereas a damaged section between the calligraphy and the mountain section may have been damaged and removed.
- The painting with areas of superficial wear, a number of fixed tears and minor small holes as visible on the photos.
- A number of small spots of loss visibly retouched.

Price incl. premium: € 20.400