Wu Zhongxiong (1899-1989) Alternative Name: Chong Yong Woo
25.5 x 18.5 cm
10.0 x 7.3 in
Materials and Techniques
Ink and color on paper
Bird and Flower
Painting, Chinese -- 20th c.
Vertical ink and color painting. Depiction of an owl with yellow/green eyes and beak. Owl is sitting on a branch that is covered by black abstract leaves. Chinese characters line left-hand side of paper with a red, circular Chinese seal just below. Another Chinese seal in the bottom right-hand corner, this time square.
Transcribed Chinese Text:
1987 July 1st Thriving and perched elegantly on a branch. Flowering Senior at 89 years old
On paper and adhered to fabric.
"Owl" (1987). C.Y. Woo Collection (Wu Zhongxiong 1899 - 1989). 54.
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