C.Y. Woo Collection (Wu Zhongxiong 1899 - 1989)

 

Title

Branches

Creator

Wu Zhongxiong (1899-1989) Alternative Name: Chong Yong Woo

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Production Date

1988

Date Source

Inscribed

Object/Work Type

Painting

Dimensions

15.5 x 23.0 cm

6.1 x 9.1 in

Materials and Techniques

Ink and color on paper

Current Location

Otterbein Univeristy

Genre

Bird and Flower

Classification Level

Painting, Chinese -- 20th c.

Description

Horizontal Chinese painting depiction of flowers, berries, and leaves on branch. Branches and leaves are painted in Greek and black ink with six red berries just above the branch and six yellow flowers just below the branch. There is a square Chinese seal in the middle left hand side of the painting and a vertical, rectangular seal in the bottom right hand corner of the painting. There are multiple vertical Chinese characters to the right of this seal.

Transcribed Chinese Text:

一九八八年 仲熊 时。九十年

Translation:

1988 Zhòng Xióng at 90 years old

Ascension Number

2010.01.11

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All rights reserved and are held by Otterbein University

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