Nawei YANG

China 1912 – 1981

Gongzuode dai [Waiting for work] (1940s) Place made: China
Materials & Technique: prints, relief; woodcut, ink Support: white rice paper

Primary Insc: Titled lower left, in black ink "[Chinese characters]" [Gongzuo de - dai.]. Signed lower right, in black ink "[Chinese characters]" [YANG Nawei]. Number upper right, in pencil "35". Artist's monogram lower right, printed "NW" [within rectangle].
Dimensions: comp 14.0 h x 20.0 w cm support 18.8 h x 24.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia- China Council 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1790.144
Subject: Collection: The Peter Townsend collection of Chinese revolutionary woodblock prints, acquired 1985.
  • collection of Peter Townsend