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LONDON.- A dozen works by Lin Fengmian (1900 -1991), a painter considered a pioneer of modern Chinese painting best known for blending Chinese and Western painting styles features in Bonhams next Chinese Art sale on May 16th in London.

The pictures come from two private English collections. In one case a family member studied with this artist and acquired signed pictures produced by Lin Fengmian during his classes.

Produced with ink and colour on paper the images range from human figures to landscapes and seascapes, numerous images of women and birds. They range in price from £5,000 to £100,000.

Asaph Hyman, Director of Chinese Art comments: “Bonhams is delighted to be entrusted with such extraordinary works by Lin Fengmian, an artist who was painting with

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