Cai Xiaoli “Irises” Ink Painting 1992

Cai Xiaoli (C.X. Li) (Chinese, b. 1956). Ink and natural pigments on paper titled “Irises” depicting a field of blue iris flowers, 1992. Signed along the lower left. The irises fan outward from the lower center of the composition while the irises toward the back of the cluster blending into the deep blue background. Signed along the left margin. Provenance: Christie’s, London, “Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art,” December 6, 1993; The collection of Bruce Dayton and Ruth Stricker Dayton – Selections from The Marsh, Minnetonka, Minnesota. Sight; height: 27 1/2 in x width: 34 1/2 in. Framed; height: 36 in x width: 42 in.