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

 

Title

Swallow

Creator

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

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Object/Work Type

Painting

Dimensions

31.5 x 24.0 cm

12.4 x 9.4 in

Materials and Techniques

Ink and color on paper

Current Location

Otterbein University

Genre

Bird and Flower

Classification Level

Painting, Chinese -- 20th c.

Description

Vertical Chinese ink painting. Depiction of swallow flying with cherry blossom tree in the background above the bird. Swallow is black with a grey under-body and an orange face. Tree has black and brown branches, green leaves, and pink blossoms. One fallen blossom is below the swallow and to the right hand side. Red Chinese seal in bottom left hand corner with seven Chinese characters directly above it.

Transcribed Chinese Text:

雅燕逐飛花 仲熊

Translation:

Elegant swallow pursuing the drifting flower Zhòng Xióng

Ascension Number

2010.01.36

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