Yuan GU, Ji laodong yingxiong zuoshou [A birthday party for the labour hero] Enlarge 1 /1

Yuan GU

China 1919 – 1996

Ji laodong yingxiong zuoshou [A birthday party for the labour hero] (1944) Place made: China
Materials & Technique: prints, relief; woodcut, ink Support: white rice paper

Primary Insc: Titled upper right vertically, in pencil "[Chinese characters]" [Ji laodong yingxiong zuoshou]. Signed lower right vertically, in pencil "[Chinese characters]" [GU Yuan]. Titled lower left, in pencil "[Chinese characters]" [Ji laodong yingxiong zuoshou]. Numbered upper right, in pencil "50/50" [encircled]. Numbered on verso lower right, in pencil "57".
Dimensions: image 14.5 h x 23.4 w cm support 16.4 h x 25.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia- China Council 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1790.62
Subject: Collection: The Peter Townsend collection of Chinese revolutionary woodblock prints, acquired 1985.
Provenance:
  • collection of Peter Townsend