China 1930 – 1940

Ma ke si xiang [Portrait of Karl Marx] (1940s) Place made: China
Materials & Technique: prints, relief; woodcut, ink Support: white rice paper

Primary Insc: Titleed lower left, in blue ink "[Chinese characters]" [ Ma ke si xiang]. Artist's name lower right, in blue ink "[Chinese characters]" [ZHONG Ling muke = ZHONG Ling woodcut].
Dimensions: comp 9.0 h x 7.8 w cm support 19.7 h x 13.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia- China Council 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1790.150
Subject: Collection: The Peter Townsend collection of Chinese revolutionary woodblock prints, acquired 1985.
  • collection of Peter Townsend