Chinese ink and water colours painted on paper by the artist, Luis Chan (Chen Fushan) 1905-1995, a fantasy landscape depicting islands in a dream blue sea, one barren island formed of human form ghosts inhabited by one isolated fire breathing dinosaur, the other two islands inhabited by animals of varying types with just as varied vegetation. Signed in Chinese and English, dated 1972, and stamped with three artist's seals. Framed and Glazed.
Measuring: Painting, 28-1/2 in. high by 54-3/4 in. wide. (72cm x 140cm), Frame size, 29-1/4 in. x 55-1/2 in. x 2 in.
with Hanart Gallery, Hong Kong 1987
Private Collection, New York
For similar works from the 1970’s depicting Fantasy Islands see the exhibition publication:
The World of Luis Chan, Chang Tsong-zung, Ministry of Community Development National Museum Republic of Singapore, 1987.
A related work dated 1975: Sotheby’s Hong Kong, Modern Asian Art, 03 October 2016, lot 5051.