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

 

Creator

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

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Production Date

1981

Date Source

Inscribed

Object/Work Type

Painting

Dimensions

31.0 x 23.5 cm

12.2 x 9.3 in

Materials and Techniques

Ink and color on paper

Current Location

Otterbein University

Genre

Bird and Flower

Classification Level

Painting, Chinese -- 20th c.

Description

Chinese ink and color painting. Depiction of birds, possibly yellow finches, sitting on thin tree branches. Halfway down the paper is a horizontal black branch with two green leaves and red berries at the left hand end of the branch. Bird perched on right hand end of that branch. Just above that bird is another bird, perched atop another branch, this one vertical with leaves and berries at both ends. Small Chinese seal with Chinese characters on right hand side of paper, about six centimeters above the bottom corner. Larger Chinese seal on left hand bottom corner of painting.

Transcribed Chinese Text:

仲熊

一九八一年

Translation:

Chong Yong

1981

Ascension Number

2010.01.35

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All rights reserved and are held by Otterbein University

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