Watercolour, 37,5 x 53 cm, sign. in Chinese and Pinyin "CHU TEH-CHUN", verso with title and date "No. 156, 1963", the signature repeated, small fissure to the lower rim, without frame. - Prov.: Acquired in the 1960s and thence by descent.Chinese painter, who became famous for his lyrical and abstract landscape paintings, graduated from Hangzhou Fine Art School in 1941, major influence by the work of Nicolas de Stael, moved to France in 1955, where first solo-exhibition established him as one of the most important and major represantitives of Chinese abstract expressionism, since 1997 member of the French Académie des Beaux-Arts, numerous international exhibitions, e.g. in New York, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Madrid and Tokyo.