Chinese School, 20th century. A fantastical figural scroll painting ink and pigment on paper depicting many bare-chested young women dressed in vivid orange and red drapery set in a courtyard, the women engaging in dance, play, and flight, with a pagoda form structure at upper left flanked by a distant mountain range at right set under a black sky, the figural scene at lower right with one prostrate woman set under a very large black and white cat surrounded by suckling kittens, the scene topped by four large black calligraphic marks beside a field of many calligraphy lines and one red seal, the sheet to a sanguine silk surround bearing cloud scroll patterning. Approximate overall height 80.5", width of roller 44". Painting sheet approximate height 36", width 35".
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