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

 

Creator

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

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Object/Work Type

Painting

Dimensions

31.0 x 15.5 cm

12.2 x 6.1 in

Materials and Techniques

Ink and color on paper

Current Location

Otterbein Univeristy

Genre

Bird and Flower

Classification Level

Painting, Chinese -- 20th c.

Description

Vertical Chinese ink painting on paper. Depiction of peonies with two flowers and leaves surrounding them, with butterfly in center of paper. Butterfly is green/blue with black dots on wings. To the left of the butterfly are Chinese characters with a square, red seal at the bottom of the characters, just below the middle of the paper.

Transcribed Chinese Text:

一枝穠艷雾凍香 仲熊

Translation:

Enrapturing beauty captured by the fragrant dew zhòng xióng

Ascension Number

2010.01.07

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All rights reserved and are held by Otterbein University

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