Chu Teh-Chun - 20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design Day Sale Hong Kong Tuesday, June 21, 2022 | Phillips
  • “The artist absorbs what he sees in nature and refines it in his mind, and it is the power of the artist’s imagination, his sensibility, and his inner character that are revealed on the canvas. This is where the concepts behind Chinese painting and abstract painting very neatly come together.” 
    — Chu Teh-Chun

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    The artist in his studio

    • Provenance

      Galerie de Bellecour, Lyon
      Private Collection (acquired from the above in 1985)
      Thence by descent to the present owner


Le soleil fuit (The Sun Flees)

signed 'CHU TEH-CHUN.' [in Chinese and Pinyin] lower right; further signed, titled and dated '""Le soleil fuit"" CHU TEH-CHUN [in Chinese and Pinyin] 1985' on the reverse
oil on canvas
65 x 54 cm. (25 5/8 x 21 1/4 in.)
Painted in 1985, a certificate of authenticity has been requested to Fondation Chu Teh-Chun.

Full Cataloguing

HK$800,000 - 1,200,000 

Sold for HK$1,071,000

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20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design Day Sale

Hong Kong Auction 21 June 2022