Shangyi HAN

China born 1917

Geng tian [Ploughing the field] (1941) Place made: China
Materials & Technique: prints, relief; woodcut, ink Support: white rice paper

Primary Insc: Artist's name lower right, in brush and ink "[Chinese characters]" [HAN Shangyizuo (HAN Shagyi didt)]. Titled upper right, in pencil "[Chinese characters]" [Gengtian]. Numbered upper right, in pencil "54" [encircled]. Monogram lower right, printed "Sl" [Shang-i].
Dimensions: image 25.3 h x 19.8 w cm support 40.6 h x 28.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia- China Council 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1790.107
Subject: Collection: The Peter Townsend collection of Chinese revolutionary woodblock prints, acquired 1985.
  • collection of Peter Townsend