Xian LIU, Xi ji [Surprise attack] Enlarge 1 /1

Xian LIU

China 1915 – 1990

Xi ji [Surprise attack] (1937-45) Place made: China
Materials & Technique: prints, relief; wood-engraving, ink Support: white rice paper

Primary Insc: Monogram printed lower right "L". Numbered on verso lower right, in pencil "179". Titled on verso centre, in ink "[Chinese characters]" [Xi ji].
Dimensions: comp 9.2 h x 10.4 w cm support 28.9 h x 18.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia- China Council 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1790.239
Subject: Collection: The Peter Townsend collection of Chinese revolutionary woodblock prints, acquired 1985.
Provenance:
  • collection of Peter Townsend