Fu Baoshi

Fu Baoshi's granddaughter: I was destined to deal art

Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

Jenny Pat may be the director of an art gallery, but she loves blank walls. Paintings at her home are not hung, but rest casually against the sides of rooms.

Monday, 4 March, 2013, 12:00pm

Collector Chiu Tat-loy may sue after Fu Baoshi paintings called fake

The 15 works exhibited in Plaza Hollywood are forgeries, says the granddaughter of master painter Fu Baoshi. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Keep saying my paintings are fake and I might sue, says the owner of 15 works of art by master painter Fu Baoshi, after the artist's granddaughter claimed works being displayed at a mall were forgeries.

"I welcome connoisseurs to come, examine and appreciate the paintings," the owner of the paintings, Chiu Tat-loy, said in a statement.

9 Feb 2013 - 4:43am

Fu Baoshi paintings on display are fakes, says his granddaughter

Fu Baoshi's granddaughter, Jenny Pat, says the paintings on display are fakes. Photo: K.Y.Cheng

He is one of China's greatest artists, whose works sell for millions. But all of the 15 paintings said to be by the late Fu Baoshi on show in a Hong Kong mall are fakes, according to his granddaughter, who appears in a TV show in which art works are scrutinised for their authenticity.

8 Feb 2013 - 9:37am 2 comments

Magnificent vase lights up collection

At Bonhams' anticipated Spring Auction, more than 90 lots of exquisite Chinese ceramics and works of art will go under the hammer.

An auction centrepiece is a magnificent imperial vase from the Wanli period (1573-1620) in excellent condition (HK$8 million to HK$10 million).

19 May 2010 - 12:00am

Exhibition blends traditional with modern

Paintings by Huang Bore show the Hong Kong of yesteryear from a Chinese viewpoint and with a dash of western flavour

Ink painter Huang Bore (1901-1968), who revitalised traditional Chinese landscape painting, is one of Hong Kong's most respected landscape painters.

4 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Li's work shows his love for breathtaking scenery

Strikingly powerful verses reflect the visual imagery in Li Keran's On Mt. Loushan in which the Long March winds its way under a 'sunset in the colour of blood'.

The 1964 painting is among the choice lots of fine Chinese paintings up for sale in addition to works from the Robert Chang Collection.

2 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Down in the dumps: MONEY FOR OLD WROTE

Antique dealer Wang Fu pulls up his brand new Buick in the grounds of a pungent junkyard beside a demolition site. He greets a woman who is rummaging in rubbish. 'Boss Cui, where is your treasure?' he asks.

7 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Lengthy landscape sets a new sale record

A landscape painted in ink by Zhang Daqian set a world record for a traditional Chinese painting yesterday when it sold at auction in Beijing for 73 million yuan.

According to Xinhua, a mainland bidder snapped up the 35.56-metre-long ink landscape - 10,000 Miles of Mountains and Rivers - within six minutes.

30 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Painter's son brushes off report that classic up for auction is fake

The son of famous Chinese watercolour painter Fu Baoshi has denied news reports claiming that a painting by his late father - to be auctioned next Monday - is a fake.

Fu Ershi, wrote a letter addressed to auction house Sotheby's in Hong Kong and the present owner of the painting in which he denied having said that the artwork in question, Seven Sages, was not authentic.

19 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

In Brief

Panel rejects temporary posts for WTO meeting

14 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

Bamboo auction

SOTHEBY'S auction house will be selling classical Chinese paintings and contemporary Chinese works for the first time in its spring sale next month at the Furama Kempinski Hotel.

14 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

Rare furniture from Ming era

RARE pieces of Ming Dynasty furniture are being exhibited at Art Asia by Grace Wu Bruce Company Ltd.

18 Nov 1994 - 12:00am