Yangxi ZHANG

China 1912 – 1964

You jiepai de ji e hu sheng [It's the rhythm of hunger calling (the tune)] (1940s) Place made: China
Materials & Technique: prints, relief; woodcut Support: cream rice paper

Primary Insc: Signed lower right, in pencil, "[Chinese characters]" [Zhang Yangxi]. Titled upper right, in pencil "[Chinese characters]" ["You jiepai de ji e hu sheng"]. Numbered upper right, in pencil "13" [encircled]. Artist's monogram lower right, printed "[Chinese characters]" [ZHANG Yangxi].
Tertiary Insc: Stamped paper mark [?] on verso upper left, in red ink ink, in Chinese characters
Dimensions: comp 12.8 h x 9.0 w cm support 20.8 h x 14.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia- China Council 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1790.30
Subject: Collection: The Peter Townsend collection of Chinese revolutionary woodblock prints, acquired 1985.
  • collection of Peter Townsend