Zhengxian DING

China born 1914 – 2000

Nongcun zhichun - Gengba [Rural spring - Ploughing over] 1941 Description: from [Four seasons in the countryside] No.1
Place made: China
Materials & Technique: prints, relief; colour woodcut, ink Support: white rice paper

Primary Insc: Titled lower left, in pencil "[Chinese characters]" "[Nongcun zhichun - gengba]". Signed lower rightn in pencil "[Chinese characters]" [DING Zhenxian]. Numbered upper right, in pencil "42" [encircled]. Artist's monogram lower left, printed "[Ding Zheng]". White label, brown printed border, glued lower centre Ink and pencil on label, artist/title: "[Chinese characters]/SPRING by Ting Chen-sien".
Dimensions: image 16.0 h x 12.2 w cm support 56.0 h x 40.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia- China Council 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1790.131
Subject: Collection: The Peter Townsend collection of Chinese revolutionary woodblock prints, acquired 1985.
  • collection of Peter Townsend