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

 

Title

Dragon

Creator

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

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Production Date

1977

Date Source

Inscribed

Object/Work Type

Painting

Dimensions

50.9 x 31.6 cm

20.0 x 12.4 in

Materials and Techniques

Ink and color on paper

Current Location

Otterbein Univeristy

Genre

Animal / Auspicious Symbol

Classification Level

Painting, Chinese -- 20th c.

Description

Vertical ink painting on paper. Depiction of a dragon in clouds. Black ink is used for the clouds and outline of the dragon. Blue ink is used in top left and bottom left corners. Red ink is used for dragons head, body, and tail spikes. There are Chinese characters and a red square seal in the top right corner. Just above the left bottom corner there is a second larger red rectangular seal.

Transcribed Chinese Text:

神龍見首

吳仲熊

一九七七年

Translation:

Surfacing through the clouds

Woo Chong Yong

1977

Ascension Number

2015.02.11

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All rights reserved and are held by Otterbein University

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