'Chinese Picasso's' painting sells for £2.6 million.

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A large painting of a Chinese mountain that was gifted to a British businessman over afternoon tea has sold for a staggering £2.6m.<br />
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The 75ins by 40ins scroll painting was the work of renowned Zhang Da Qian - the Asian equivalent of Pablo Picasso.<br />
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The Chinese modern impressionist produced the tall painting, called Grand View of Chao Mountain, in 1965 using an innovative splashed-ink technique.<br />
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The work was then given to the unnamed Brit by a Chinese businessman he was having afternoon tea with in the 1970s. It has been passed down to his family who live in Berkshire.