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LING SHUHUA (BEIJING, CHINA B.1904-1990) INK ON PAPER....

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LING SHUHUA (BEIJING, CHINA B.1904-1990) INK ON PAPER. Rock in landscape scene with poem in calligraphy dated 1962 with red seal. Mounted on silk. Framed and glazed. Artwork size 53cm x 51cm. Frame size 87cm x 71cm. Provenance: From a deceased estate in Devonshire.

Reference: Ling Shuhua was born Ling Ruitang on March 25th 1904 in Beijing. Shuhua was the daughter of the third concubine of a high ranking Qing official, Ling Fupeng, from the southern province of Canton, who later served as the mayor of Beijing. Ling Shuhua learned to paint as a child from the famous Qi Baishi.