China 1910 – 1982

Nian shu hao [Studying is good] (1940-46) Place made: China
Materials & Technique: prints, relief; colour woodcut, ink Support: white rice paper

Primary Insc: Title and slogans printed top right to left in circles, "[Chinese characters]" [Studying is good, now reading books, you can do accounts, you can write letters].
Dimensions: comp 26.2 h x 19.0 w cm support 27.5 h x 20.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia- China Council 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1790.153
Subject: Collection: The Peter Townsend collection of Chinese revolutionary woodblock prints, acquired 1985.
  • collection of Peter Townsend