Sanyu Gladioli And Cat Rare Print

About Sanyu ~ The Artist

Sanyu was a Chinese-French artist that created prints, drawings, and paintings. His work is an amalgamation of European still-life style and figurative painting and the traditional Chinese calligraphy. Considered a master of form and color, he was sometimes referred to as “the Chinese Matisse.” Born Chang Yu 常玉 in 1901, Nanchong, China, and gain in depth foundation in calligraphy and painting from a young age. In 1921, he travelled to Paris to study at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts and the Académie de la Grande Chaumière. It was in Paris that he was greatly inspired by the works of Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse

In 1948, Sanyu travelled to New York where he became a close friend of the photographer Robert Frank. It was Robert Frank who later established the Sanyu Scholarship Fund in Yale University in his honour. In March 2017, for the first time, Sanyu’s largest collection of works were finally exhibited at the National Museum of History in Taiwan from 11 March to 2 July,  2017.  The exhibition “Parisian Nostalgia” or in Chinese “常玉相思巴黎展” was a huge success. Sanyu died in his studio of gas poisoning on August 12, 1966 in Paris, France.

Read moreShow less
USD0 No tax

Sanyu Gladioli And Cat 猫与剑兰

Sanyu Gladioli And Cat  in its original painting was painted with oil on board and measures 123 cm by 139 cm and unsigned. In this large format rare print, Sanyu Gladioli And Cat 猫与剑兰 measures 143 cm wide by 130 cm high with the white frame and museum quality ultra violet protective shield. 

Only a limited edition of 199 pieces are produced worldwide by the National Museum of History of Taipei. The painting exhibits Sanyu's skills in illustrating motion in waiting from the domestic cat creeping over the edge of the table.  The majority of the print is lime yellow in colour with the table painted white.

Each painting comes originally with a decorated box and certificates which are kept separately. The serial number and the official seal from the museum is visible on the bottom right hand corner. For more information on prices and availability please visit us or call +65-6736 1322 and

Read moreShow less
Product Details
Related Products
Yayoi Kusama, as a legendary Japanese artist famous for her iconic polka dot artwork, collaborated with renowned Veuve Clicquot to bring to the world a delightful creation,  My Heart that Blossoms in the Darkness of...
Jeff Koons' Balloon Venus is made of lacquered polyurethane resin and comes with a bottle of Dom Pérignon Rosé Vintage 2003, and maintenance kit, with the impressed signature on the suede interior lining of the lower...
Only 150 prints of Gangsta Rat were made and signed by BANKSY.  This work is accompanied with a Certificate of Authenticity by POW.  There are similar prints made in edition of 300 and unsigned.
Yayoi Kusama has described in her art that yellow is her favorite color.  Hence, it is not difficult to identify many of her artworks featuring her favorite color, Yellow.  Her works on Yellow Pumpkin, like the...
Yayoi Kusama Dawn Art Print 暁  illustrates a refreshing color of green as its background.  A mixture of various colors and her iconic dots make this Yayoi Kusama print stands out against the rest of her works. Find...
This Zao Wou Ki print 赵无极版画 趙無極版畫 is for sale in Singapore and it is one of the eight etchings that Zao Wou Ki created for the series "Canto Pisan" to illustrated the text of Ezra Pound.  In 1972, it was published by...
Click for more products.
No products were found.



Click for more products.
No products were found.

Create a free account to save loved items.

Sign in