Zhengxian DING

China born 1914 – 2000

Nongcun zhiqiu - shou huo [Rural autumn - Harvest] 1941 Description: from [Four seasons in the countryside] No.3
Place made: China
Materials & Technique: prints, relief; colour woodcut, ink Support: white rice paper

Primary Insc: Titled and signed under image, in pencil "[Chinese characters]" [Noncun zhiqiu - shouhuo DING Zhengxian]. Artist's Monogram lower right, printed "[DING Zheng]". White label, printed brown border, glued lower centre. Ink and pencil on label, artist/title "[Chinese characters] AUTUMN by Ting Chen-sien". Numbered upper right, in pencil "44" [encircled].
Dimensions: image 17.8 h x 13.2 w cm support 55.5 h x 39.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia- China Council 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1790.132
Subject: Collection: The Peter Townsend collection of Chinese revolutionary woodblock prints, acquired 1985.
  • collection of Peter Townsend