ZHANG Daqian (Zhāng Dàqiān 张大千)

Catherine PAGANI

Drinking and Singing at the Foot of a Precipitous Mountain was supposedly a tenth century work attributed to the painter Guan Tong, now believed to be a master forgery by Zhang Daqian. The forgery includes seals of supposed past owners to create a false history.

Zhang Daqian was one of the great modernist painters of the twentieth century. Along with a mastery of styles, techniques, and innovative methods, he is also….

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