Wang Qi, Kai shi gong cheng [Starting the quarry] Enlarge 1 /1

Wang Qi

China born 1918

Kai shi gong cheng [Starting the quarry] (1945) Place made: China
Materials & Technique: prints, relief; woodcut, ink Support: white rice paper

Primary Insc: Signed on image lower right, in pencil "Wang Chia". Titled lower centre, in pencil, "[Chinese characters]" [Kai shi gong cheng]. Numbered upper right, in pencil "37" [encircled].
Dimensions: image 21.5 h x 17.8 w cm support 33.5 h x 27.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia- China Council 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1790.127
Subject: Collection: The Peter Townsend collection of Chinese revolutionary woodblock prints, acquired 1985.
Provenance:
  • collection of Peter Townsend