Lot 98

CHEN HONGSHOU   (follower of, 1598 – 1652)

Beauty

ink and colour on paper, hanging scroll

signed Laolian Hongshou, dated 1632, with three seals

80.5 x 39cm.

Provenance: Singaporean Private Collection formed In London In the 1970s and 1980s.

陳洪綬(傳)   美人圖

設色紙本   立軸

款識:梅妃江姓本名采蘋性愛梅 明皇以其所□戲名曰梅妃 因太貢入侍寵遂奪會夷使上命 封珍珠一斛密賜妃 □不受以詩付使者 曰為我進禦前也

      曰柳葉雙眉久不描 殘妝 和淚汙紅銷 長門自是無梳洗 何必珍珠慰寂寥 崇禎壬申夏六月竹醉日 老蓮洪綬並題

鈐印:「□□閣印」「□□□□」「□□□□」

簽條:古畫絹本 洪綬美女

Estimate: £400-£600

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