Nongcun zhi chun geng ba [Rural spring - Ploughing over]
(1941) Description: from Four seasons in the couuntryside No.1
Materials & Technique:
prints, relief; hand-coloured woodcut, ink Support: white rice paper
Primary Insc: Dedication lower left, in ink "[Chinese characters]" [Tangsun Xiang sheng zhi zheng] [To Mister Townsend].
Signed lower left, in ink "[Chinese characters]" [DING Zhengxian jing zeng] [With respects from DING Zhengxian].
White printed label lower centre [Chinese wood-engravers' Co-op Association].
Title and artist's name on label, in ink "[Chinese characters]" [DING Zhengxian / Nong cun zhi chun]. Monogram
comp 16.0 h x 12.3 w cm support 40.2 h x 28.0 w cm
: Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia- China Council 1985 Accession No
: NGA 85.1790.183 Subject
: Collection: The Peter Townsend collection of Chinese revolutionary woodblock prints, acquired 1985.
- collection of Peter Townsend