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China’s Qi Baishi now among world’s ‘most profitable’ painters

You can add Qi Baishi to Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol on the list of the world’s ‘most profitable’ painters. Qi’s ‘Twelve Landscape Screens’ sold for 931.5 million yuan (US$141 million) at an auction in Beijing on Sunday, 60 years after the famed Chinese ink artist’s death. Bidding for the 12-painting set started at 450 million […]