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

35.5 x 19.5 cm

14.0 x 7.7 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 and color painting on paper. Depiction of peonies with large black leaves and a green/blue butterfly. Flower takes up most of the page with three buds beside it, with a large black stem. The butterfly is flying bottom left of the painting. There is a square seal in the bottom right hand corner, and another in the middle left hand side with artist’s name above seal.

Transcribed Chinese Text:

吳仲熊

Translation:

Woo Chong Yong

Ascension Number

2015.01.06

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All rights reserved and are held by Otterbein University

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