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

 

Title

Owl

Creator

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

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Production Date

7-1-1987

Date Source

Inscribed

Object/Work Type

Painting

Dimensions

25.5 x 18.5 cm

10.0 x 7.3 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 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:

一九八七年七月一日獨秀轩中

菲老

时年八十九

Translation:

1987 July 1st Thriving and perched elegantly on a branch. Flowering Senior at 89 years old

Accession Number

2015.02.30

Condition Report

On paper and adhered to fabric.

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All rights reserved and are held by Otterbein University

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