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Wang Yidong (Chinese, b.1955)
LOT ID: 79542
By the Yihe River, 2008

36.5 х 24.6 in. (92.71 x 62.48 cm.)
Signed, lower front margins of the work.
Print/Casting Year 2008
Edition 6 of 99
Lot description
"By the Yihe River" (2002) is a stunning print by famed Chinese Post-Modern artist Wang Yidong (China, b. 1955), that is a photo-realist representation a beautiful and innocent young Chinese female figure in a natural setting, which defines his oeuvre, as well as a specific moment in time shared between subject and viewer. The bright pink and white outfit she wears as well as her porcelain skin are in dynamic contrast to dark space she occupies, sitting in an ivy-hewn private grotto along the beautiful Yihe River. This print is edition 6 of 99, measures 36.5 x 24.6 inches (92.7 x 62.5 cm) and is in excellent condition.

The artist was born in 1955 in the region of Shandong, China. In
1975 he graduated from the Shandong School Art, China with a Degree in Fine Art and in 1982 graduated from the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China with his advanced degree in Painting. His realist oil paintings have made him the recipient of countless awards and exhibited world-wide, including India, China, Japan, France, throughout Europe and across the U.S. Museum highlights include: 2005: "2nd Annual Beijing Neo-Realism Group Exhibition", National Museum of Fine Arts, Beijing, China 1990" Group exhibition, Modern Art Museum, Dallas, Texas, US.1987: "Chinese Realistic Painting Show" (1987), Modern Museum of Art (MMOA), Santa Ana, California, US 1984: 'Golden Prize' award winner, "6th National Arts Exhibition", National Museum of Fine Arts, Beijing, China.
By the Yihe River by Wang Yidong
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