21 May 2020
Hong Kong Museums Collection:
Selections from the Chih Lo Lou Collection
Press Release announcing the 2020 Stamp Programme (14 October 2019)
The following is from Hong Kong Stamps’ webpage 2020 Stamps Issuing Programme and Introduction:
Part of the Hong Kong Museum of Art’s collection, the Chih Lo Lou collection of Chinese painting and calligraphy comprises works that span from the Song dynasty to modern times covering various schools and chronicle the aesthetics of different periods and regions. These works enjoy high acclaim from the heritage and arts sectors. The latest Hong Kong Museums Collection series presents five art pieces from the Chih Lo Lou collection: Landscapes Depicting Poems of Huang Yanlü by Shitao, Gathering Fungus by Lu Zhi, Paintings on Miscellaneous Subjects by Chen Zi, Peach Blossom Retreat by Tang Yin and Splashed – Colour Landscape by Zhang Daqian. The $20 sheetlet printed on special stamp paper is an unusual item not to be missed.
Design: Arde Lam
The issue will include the following items: