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

 

Title

Iris

Creator

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

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Object/Work Type

Painting

Dimensions

23.0 x 16.0 cm

9.1 x 6.3 in

Materials and Techniques

Ink and color on paper

Current Location

Otterbein Univeristy

Genre

Bird and Flower

Classification Level

Painting, Chinese -- 20th c.

Description

Chinese ink and color painting on vertical paper. Depiction of fully bloomed blue/purple iris with textured petals, green/blue leaves, yellow centers, and one bud. Iris takes up most of the space on the paper. Red Chinese seal to the right hand side of paper about seven centimeters above the bottom right corner. Three Chinese characters just above the red seal.

Transcribed Chinese Text:

吳仲熊

Translation:

Woo Chong Yong

Ascension Number

2010.01.12

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All rights reserved and are held by Otterbein University

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