Red Fu Rong Stone Seal of 吴待秋 Wu Daiqiu

Red Fu Rong Stone Seal of the Painter Wu Daiqiu 吴待秋

 

China 1915: Very beautiful seal from the possession of the famous painter Wu Daiqiu (1878-1949). Wu has been using this seal on some paintings.

Red Furong stone with a lion as handle and 4 characters as actual seal: Miao Zao Zi Ran 妙造自然 (wonderful creation in natural way).

Wonderful side engraving in Li-shu and Xing-shu style with details zu date and carver.

34 x 33 x 94 mm. Very fine condition.

 

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Chinese Zitan Wood Brush Container 19 Ct. 紫坛笔筒

Chinese Zitan Brush Container 19 Ct.

 

Antique Chinese Zitan wood brush pot of slightly waisted cylindrical shape and set with a small interior plug, having 3 small flat feet to the bottom, a lip to the top and the traditional stopper to the inside bottom.

Extinct dark wood, ca. 1880. Good condition. Excellent object.

Diameter: 14 cm, Height: 15,2 cm.

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Raphael Kirchner Art Nouveau Postcard Geisha. USA to Switzerland

Raphael Kirchner Art Nouveau Postcard Geisha. USA to Switzerland

Raphael Kirchner Art Nouveau postcard depicting an older Chinese gentleman accompanied by a Geisha.

Heavy writing on the postcard, minor wear.

Sent as postcard from New York to Neuchatel, Switzerland.

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Zhao Zhiqian 赵之谦 Chickenblood Stone Seal

Chickenblood Stone Seal by Zhao Zhiqian 赵之谦

Desireable, most attractive seal. Chickenblood-stone (鸡血石) with much red at all sides. Carved by the famous seal carver Zhao Zhiqian.

Zhao Zhiqian 赵之谦 (1829–1884) was a renowned Chinese calligrapher, seal carver and painter in the late Qing Dynasty, “the leading scholar-artist of his day.”

Zhao’s seal carving had profound influence on the later masters, such as Wu Changshuo and Qi Baishi.

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Otto Muehl Autograph on Photo, CoA

 

Otto Muehl Autograph on 8 x 6 Photo, CoA

 

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Otto Muehl: b/w photo of the controversial artist of Viennese Actionism, hand-signed.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

20,2 x 15,2 cm, very good condition.

Otto Muehl ( 1925 – 2013) was an Austrian artist, who was known as one of the co-founders as well as a main participant of Viennese Actionism and for founding the Friedrichshof Commune.

In 1943, Muehl had to serve in the German Wehrmacht. There he registered for officer training. He was promoted to lieutenant and in 1944 he took part on infantry battles in the course of the Ardennes Offensive.

After the war, he studied teaching German and History, and Pedagogy of Art at the Wiener Akademie der bildenden Kuenste.

In 1972 he founded the Friedrichshof Commune, which has been viewed by some as an authoritarian sect, and that existed for several years before falling apart in the 1990s. In 1991, Muehl was convicted of sexual offences with minors and drugs offences and sentenced to 7 years imprisonment. He was released in 1997, after serving six and a half years, and set up a smaller commune in Portugal. After his release, he also published his memoirs from the prison (Aus dem Gefaengnis).


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Markus Prachensky Autograph

Markus Prachensky Autograph on 8 x 6 Photo, CoA

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Markus Prachensky: b/w photo of the artist in front of one of his paintings; hand-signed with green pen.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Markus Prachensky (1932 -2011) was an Austrian painter and graphic artist of the Informalism.

In 1956 Prachensky, along with Wolfgang Hollegha, Josef Mikl and Arnulf Rainer, founded the artist association „Galerie naechst St. Stephan“.

In 1957 this group had an important exhibition at the Wiener Secession and Prachensky beacme member of the Secession. From 1983 till his retirement in 2000 he held a post as professor at the Akademie der Bildenden Kuenste Wien. Prachensky is considered as one of the most important artist of the Austrian Avantgarde and of the Informalism in Austria.

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Bronze Seal, Zhao Shuru 趙叔孺 accredited, 2 Characters 悲盦

Bronze Seal, Zhao Shuru accredited, 2 Characters

Attractive metal leisure seal, accredited tot he important seal carver Zhao Shuru 趙叔孺 (1874-1945).
Besides his seals Zhao is also famous for his paintings and calligraphy.

A standing man as handle an as actual seals 2 characters: Bei wan 悲盦 (container for sadness).

22 x 22 x 41 mm. Nice patina, fine condition.

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Brigitte Bardot and Pablo Picasso Photo with Signature Bardot

Cute photograph of Pablo Picasso watching young Brigitte Bardot sitting on one of his objects, a goat.

Hand signed by Brigitte Bardot.
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The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Size: 12,6 x 17,5 cm, very good condition.

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Gottfried Helnwein. Authentic Autograph. Hand-signed Postcard.

Gottfried Helnwein Autograph. Hand-signed Postcard. CoA

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Gottfried Helnwein, authentic, hand-signed Art-postcard after one of his water-colors: „ My Friend”, 1978.

4 x 6 inches. Very fine condition.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

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