Christie’s Hong Kong Autumn Auctions 2018 from 23-28 November

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Discover the very best of art and luxury at Christie’s Hong Kong Autumn Auctions 2018 from 23-28 November this week. There will be exhibitions, previews and spectacular auctions that showcase an exceptional selection of pieces from Chinese Paintings, Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Asian 20th Century and Contemporary Art, as well as a covetable selection of Jewellery, Watches, Wine and Handbags.

The most important Chinese painting ever to come to auction.       Picture credit : Christie’s

Christie’s is proud to present one of the world’s rarest Chinese paintings, Wood and Rock by Su Shi (1037-1101) – the pre-eminent scholar of the Song Dynasty and one of the most important figures in Chinese history. The 1,000-year-old  ink-on-paper scroll will lead Christie’s Hong Kong Autumn Sale 2018.

Su Shi (1037-1101), Wood and Rock. Handscroll, ink on paper. Painting: 26.3 x 50 cm (10⅜ x 19¾ in); Overall with mounting: 27.2 x 543 cm (10¾ x 213¾ in). Colophons by Liu Liangzuo (11th century), Mi Fu (1051-1107), Yu Xilu (1278-1368) and Guo Chang (1563-1622). Forty-one collector’s seals, including one of Liu Liangzuo (11th century), one of Mi Fu, 11 of Wang Houzhi (1131-1204), three of Yu Xilu, nine of Yang Zun (circa 1294-after 1333), nine of Mu Lin (1429-1458), two of Li Tingxiang (1485-1544) and two of Guo Chang. Picture credit: Christie’s
Camille Pissarro (1830-1903), Vaches s’breuvant dans l’étang de Montfoucault, automne, signed and dated ‘C. Pissarro.1875’ (lower left), oil on canvas, 44 7 x 43 1 in. (114 x 110 cm.), Painted in 1875. Picture credit : Christie’s

In addition, the annual exhibition ‘The Loaded Brush’ also returns to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Seminal paintings by Impressionist and modern European icons will be on view alongside highlights from our upcoming international sales, as well as works to be offered in Christie’s Hong Kong Autumn Auctions. This is an unmissable opportunity to get up close with museum-quality masterpieces, exhibited from 23–26 November.

Vincent Van Gogh : Eye of a Genius.                                                          Picture credit : Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh: Eye of a Genius
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
23-26 November

In addition, there will also be ‘Vincent van Gogh: Eye of a Genius’, an exhibition that spans the life of this great artist. Beginning from his very first days as an artist in Holland, to the final months of his life spent in Auvers-sur-Oise in the north of France, these works present a visual journey through the artist’s short yet legendary career. From his astonishing virtuosity as a draughtsman to his revolutionary skill as a colourist, Van Gogh forged a new means of artistic expression that still continues to influence artists today.

Don’t miss out the Old Masters Evening Sale, Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, old Books and Manuscripts International Private Sales from 23rd to 26th November.

LOCATION

Grand Hall, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
No.1 Expo Drive
Wanchai, Hong Kong
EXHIBITION TIMES

23 November, 10:30am – 8pm

24 November, 10:30am – 6:30pm

25 November, 10:30am – 6:30pm

26 November, 10:30am – 6:30pm

CONTACT

Jussi Pylkkänen
[email protected]
+44 (04) 207 389 2294

Ben Clark
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+852 9448 9599

 

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