Paintings by Chinese artist Qi Baishi sell for record $140 mln
Paintings by Chinese artist Qi Baishi sell for record $140 mln
LIFE

Paintings by Chinese artist Qi Baishi sell for record $140 mln

Haber Merkezi 15:43 December 19, 2017 Yeni Şafak

A set of 12 landscape paintings by famous Chinese artist Qi Baishi (1864-1957) sold for 931.5 million yuan ($140 million) at an auction in Beijing on Sunday night, setting a new record for Chinese artworks. The set of ink wash paintings entitled "Twelve Landscape Screens" was completed in 1925. The bidding started with an offer of 450 million yuan by the auction house and the deal was closed at 810 million yuan.

+

We use cookies limited for the aims specified in the data policy and in accordance with the legislation. For details please see our data policy.