Shuyi WANG

China born 1917 – 1999

(Four men in a cell) 1945-48 circa Description: from Yu zhong [In Prison] series
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". Series title lower left, in ink "[Chinese characters]" [Yu zhong]. Monogram printed lower left "W" [underlined].
Dimensions: comp 23.5 h x 17.6 w cm sheet 28.0 h x 22.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia- China Council 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1790.235
Subject: Collection: The Peter Townsend collection of Chinese revolutionary woodblock prints, acquired 1985.
  • collection of Peter Townsend