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Shuyi WANG

China born 1917 – 1999


The man who disappeared [Zi xing shizongde ren] [Zi xing shizongde ren. [The man who "disappeared" by himself]] 1945
Collection Title: from the series In prison [Yu zhong]
Place made: China
Materials & Technique: prints, relief; woodcut Support: Oriental paper

Primary Insc: Signed lower right, in ink "[Chinese characters] Wang shu yi". Series title lower left, in ink "[Chinese characters] [Yu zhong]. Monogram and date on block lower right, printed "W1945" [W is underlined].
Dimensions: comp 23.4 h x 17.4 w cm support 28.0 h x 19.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Peter Townsend Collection, purchased with the assistance of the Australia- China Council 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1790.208
Subject: Collection: The Peter Townsend collection of Chinese revolutionary woodblock prints, acquired 1985.
  • collection of Peter Townsend