ASIA WEEK NEW YORK 2016: Nicholas Grindley presents a screen painting by Chen Xiang 陳翔
Nicholas Grindley presents « An Incident on a Hunt. », ink on silk, mounted on two panels in the Japanese manner, but originally mounted either on a single fixed-frame screen or as a hanging scroll. Inscription by the artist: Wuyin xiaochun xie, Siming huanshou Chen Xiang, suinian guxi you yi 戊寅小春寫，四明宦叟陳翔，歲年古希有一 read as “Painted in the tenth lunar month of the wuyin year (1698) by the elderly official of Siming (Ningbo), Chen Xiang, at the age of 71 sui.” Followed by two seals of the artist.
height 220.7 cm / 88 1/4 in
width 160 cm / 63 in
Ian and Susan Wilson collection, San Francisco, C199.