Zhengxian DING

China born 1914 – 2000


Rural summer - Irrigation [Nongcun zhixia - Hushui] 1941 Description: no.2 from the set "Four seasons in the countryside"

Collection Title: Four seasons in the countryside
Place made: China
Materials & Technique: prints, relief; colour woodcut Support: Oriental paper

Primary Insc: Signed lower right, in pencil "[Chinese characters]" [DING Zhengxian]. Titled lower left, in pencil "[Chinese characters]" [Nongcun zhixia - Hushui]. White label with brown printed border lower centre Artist/title on label blue ink and pencil "[Chinese characters]". Numbered upper right, in pencil "43". Artist's monogram lower right, printed "[DING Zheng]".
Dimensions: image 16.1 h x 23.1 w cm support 56.0 h x 40.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia- China Council 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1790.134
Subject: Collection: The Peter Townsend collection of Chinese revolutionary woodblock prints, acquired 1985.
  • collection of Peter Townsend