Shuyi WANG, Xiu qiao [Mending a bridge] Enlarge 1 /1

Shuyi WANG

China born 1917 – 1999

Xiu qiao [Mending a bridge] 1942 Place made: China
Materials & Technique: prints, relief; woodcut, ink Support: white rice paper
Impression: No. 1 of 3 copies

Primary Insc: Signed lower right, in ink, "[Chinese characters]" [Wang shu yi]. Titled lower left, in ink "[Chinese characters]" [Xiu qiao]. Monogram and date lower right, block printed "W [underlined] 42". Typed label glued lower centre "Mending A bridge.....Shu Ngi Wa" corrected in pencil 'Y' over 'Ng'.
Dimensions: image 14.8 h x 27.0 w cm support 19.4 h x 28.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia- China Council 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1790.121
  • collection of Peter Townsend