Tian LU, Manzai er gui [Returning from a fruitful journey] Enlarge 1 /1

Tian LU

China born 1916

Manzai er gui [Returning from a fruitful journey] (1940s) Place made: China
Materials & Technique: prints, relief; woodcut, ink Support: white rice paper

Primary Insc: Titled lower right, reads right to left, in blue ink "[Chinese characters]" [Manzai er gui]. Artist's name lower right, reads right to left, in blue ink "[Chinese characters]" [LU Tianzuo = LU Tian]. Red oval stamp over artist/title lower right [Chinese Woodcut Assoc.]. Numbered uppwer right, in pencil "38" [encircled]. Title and artist's name, on verso upper right vertically, in pencil "[Chinese characters]" [Manzai er gui LU Tian].
Dimensions: comp 8.0 h x 10.4 w cm support 29.2 h x 24.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia- China Council 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1790.244
Subject: Collection: The Peter Townsend collection of Chinese revolutionary woodblock prints, acquired 1985.
Provenance:
  • collection of Peter Townsend