China 1921 – 1956

Mei shan [Coal mountain] (1943) Place made: China
Materials & Technique: prints, relief; woodcut, ink, Support: paper

Primary Insc: Title and artist's name upper right vertically "[Chinese characters]" [Mei shan LIANG Yongtai]. Numbered upper right, in pencil "66" [encircled]. White label printed in black lower centre "[Chinese woodcut assocn / ARTIST / TITLE]". Inscribed on label, in ink "[Chinese characters]" [LIANG Yongtai / Tielu wa mei gong = Railway coal diggers]
Dimensions: comp 13.5 h x 17.3 w cm support 40.2 h x 27.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia- China Council 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1790.185
Subject: Collection: The Peter Townsend collection of Chinese revolutionary woodblock prints, acquired 1985.
  • collection of Peter Townsend