Young Lady from Yunnan
drawing on cloth, 1955
inscribed with dedication to Wu Tingjie (Ng Ting Chit) in 1965 in Beijing and stamped with with two red artist seals
11 x 8 in, 27.9 x 20.3 cm
Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000
Preview at: Heffel Vancouver
A gift from the Artist to Wu Tingjie (Ng Ting Chit) (1921-1974), Hong Kong
By descent to the present Private Collection, Vancouver
Young Lady from Yunnan, lot 101, and Young Boy, lot 102, by Huang Yongyu in this sale were acquired directly from the artist by Wu Tingjie (Ng Ting Chit). Tingjie, father of the consignor, was close friends with Yongyu. Yongyu introduced the consignor's parents to one another, around 1950 in Hong Kong. Both works have remained in the family's collection until their consignment to Heffel.
The side annotation dedicates the work to Wu Tingjie (Ng Ting Chit) in 1965 in Beijing. The subject was painted in the village in Yunnan Province in 1955.
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