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

 

Title

Goldfish

Creator

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

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Object/Work Type

Painting

Dimensions

17.0 x 27.0 cm

6.7 x 10.6 in

Materials and Techniques

Ink on Paper

Current Location

Otterbein Univeristy

Genre

Animal / Auspicious Symbol

Classification Level

Painting, Chinese -- 20th c.

Description

Chinese ink painting on horizontal paper. Depiction of one fish, centered (face toward left, tail toward right) and painted in black ink. Fish is surrounded by ink dots that may represent rocks or bubbles. Group of four just above the fish to the right, three to the upper right of the fish, and 5/6 to the bottom left corner. Red Chinese seal above the bubbles/rocks in the top right corner with two Chinese characters in black ink, just to the right of it.

Transcribed Chinese Text:

仲熊

Translation:

Chong Yong

Ascension Number

2010.01.09

Local Rights Statement

All rights reserved and are held by Otterbein University

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