Rongcan HUANG

China 1930 – 1940


Sòngbié [Farewell] 1937-44 circa Place made: China
Materials & Technique: prints, relief; woodcut printed in black ink Support: thin, white, rice paper glued to blue-grey paper backing

Primary Insc: Artist's name and title lower centre, in blue ink "[Chinese Characters]" [HUANG Roncan / Songbie / S].
Secondary Insc: Numbered upper right, in pencil "8" [encircled]. Inscribed lower right corner, in blue ink "only one".
Tertiary Insc: white rice paper label, paper clip upper right corner, in pencil "Huang Jing Ts'ai".
Dimensions: printed image and sheet 17.4 h x 20.2 w cm backing 40.6 h x 28.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia- China Council 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1790.112
Subject: Collection: The Peter Townsend collection of Chinese revolutionary woodblock prints, acquired 1985.
  • collection of Peter Townsend