Luding Meng (Chinese, b. 1962- ). "Spring Air" - 1997, oil on linen, signed and dated lower right "Meng Luding / May '97". Modern realist portrait of a woman standing beside an open door with white picket fence lined yard visible through glass panes. Approx. 22.75" x 30.75" (frame), 20" x 28" (canvas). Accompanied with copy of 1998 purchase receipt from Powell Street Gallery, San Francisco. Provenance: From the Estate of Mrs. Virginia H. Jones, Knoxville, Tennessee. Catalog Note: Abstract works by Meng Luding have sold at auction as high as $370,000.