Shuyi WANG

China born 1917 – 1999

Mai huo [Selling hot coals] (1940s) Description: Duplicate returned to vendor File 85/487 f.216
Place made: China
Materials & Technique: prints, relief; woodcut, ink Support: white rice paper

Primary Insc: Signed lower right, in ink "[Chinese characters] [Wang shu yi]. Title and subtitle lower left, in ink "[Chinese characters] [Sichuan de dong tian, xiang ren duo di hong lu chunuan, jie shang, you ren chuan mai] Monogram lower left, on block printed "W". Numbered upper right, in pencil "32".
Dimensions: comp 17.5 h x 23.4 w cm support 22.4 h x 27.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia- China Council 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1790.169
Subject: Collection: The Peter Townsend collection of Chinese revolutionary woodblock prints, acquired 1985.
  • collection of Peter Townsend