Ziwen XIE

China 1930 – 1940

Ji shui fu [Woman drawing water from a well] 1937-49 circa Place made: China
Materials & Technique: prints, relief; woodcut, ink Support: white rice paper

Primary Insc: Numbered upper right in pencil "29" [encircled]. Printed label rectangular, glued lower centre "[Chinese woodcut assoc...]. Artist's name, title, no on label, in black ink and brush . "[Chinese characters] / No.8" [XIE Ziwen / Ji shui fu / No 8]. Title printed centre right, vertically in black and red stamp (seal) "[Chinese characters]".
Dimensions: image 19.1 h x 12.0 w cm support 40.2 h x 27.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia- China Council 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1790.114
  • collection of Peter Townsend