Ganqing DUAN

China 1930 – 1940

Chun geng [Spring ploughing] (1940s) Place made: China
Materials & Technique: prints, relief; woodcut, ink Support: white rice paper

Primary Insc: Titled upper right margin, in black ink/brush "[Chinese characters]" [Geng] Stamped red seal lower right margin "[Chinese characters]" [Mu ke Gan Qing = woodcut Gan Qing [enclosed in rectangle]. Initials printed lower left "(Chinese characters]" = Gan Ching (Ganging). Label printed black glued lower centre "[Chinese woodcut assoc...]". Artist/title written on label black ink "[Chinese characters]"
Dimensions: image 14.4 h x 20.0 w cm support 40.0 h x 27.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia- China Council 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1790.98
Subject: Collection: The Peter Townsend collection of Chinese revolutionary woodblock prints, acquired 1985.
  • collection of Peter Townsend