Shikuo WANG, Kai huang [Reclaiming the land] Enlarge 1 /1

Shikuo WANG

China 1911 – 1973

Kai huang [Reclaiming the land] 1937-49 circa Place made: China
Materials & Technique: prints, relief; woodcut, ink Support: white rice paper

Primary Insc: Title and artist's name lower right, in ink "[Chinese characters]" [Kai huang/WANG Shikuo zuo = by WANG Shikuo]. Numbered upper right, in pencil "1" encircled] Numbered upper left, in pencil "98". Monogram upper right, printed "SK" [Shi Kuo]. Oval stamp superimposed over title/artist "Chinese woodcut assos...". Title/artist on verso upper right vertically, in pencil "[Chinese characters]".
Dimensions: comp 14.2 h x 18.2 w cm support 29.1 h x 24.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia- China Council 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1790.157
Subject: Collection: The Peter Townsend collection of Chinese revolutionary woodblock prints, acquired 1985.
Provenance:
  • collection of Peter Townsend