Antiques & Decorative
LING SHUHUA (BEIJING, CHINA B.1904-1990) WATERCOLOUR ON SILK. Of a landscape scene in Switzerland. Signed and dated 1949 with one red seal. Mounted on silk. Framed and glazed. Artwork size 75cm x 22cm 106cm x 43.5cm 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.