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Jenny Pat

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