Morning Glory and Insects
Qi Baishi (Chinese, 1864 – 1957) is one of the most influential and popular artists in the 19th and 20th century. He is best known for his works featuring vegetations, animals, insects and landscapes; focusing on the spiritual, ephemeral and mystical qualities of the human condition.
Qi experienced fame and success during his lifetime, which has grown rapidly since his death at the age of ninety-three. His paintings are admired by Chinese citizens, as well as art scholars and collectors internationally. One of his works sold at the China Guardian Spring Auction 2011 in Beijing for over US$65 million.
齊白石（中國，1864-1957）是19世紀和20世紀最具影響力和最受歡迎的藝術家之一。 他以植物、動物、昆蟲和風景的作品而聞名； 專注於人類狀況的精神、短暫和神秘品質。
齊生前功成名就，九十三歲去世後，名利飛速發展。 他的畫作受到中國公民以及國際藝術學者和收藏家的喜愛。 他的一件作品在北京中國嘉德2011年春季拍賣會上以超過6500萬美元的價格售出。
Ink and Colour on Paper
128 x 64 cm