Nawei YANG, Shi gong chang [Stoneworkers' site] Enlarge 1 /1

Nawei YANG

China 1912 – 1981

Shi gong chang [Stoneworkers' site] 1940s circa Place made: China
Materials & Technique: prints, relief; woodcut, ink Support: white rice paper

Primary Insc: Numbered upper right, in pencil "6" [encircled]. Inscribed lower right, in pencil "C". White rectangular label on verso lower centre, printed "[Chinese woodcut assoc...]". Signed and titled on label, black ink "[Chinese characters]" [Nawei / Shi gong chang]. Monogram lower left, printed "NG" [inside rectangle].
Tertiary Insc: Price on label on verso, in pencil "$2500" cancelled in black ink.
Dimensions: image 13.4 h x 18.7 w cm support 40.2 h x 28.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia- China Council 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1790.97
Subject: Collection: The Peter Townsend collection of Chinese revolutionary woodblock prints, acquired 1985.
Provenance:
  • collection of Peter Townsend