Art/ Collection/ Art Object

One hundred thirty-five woodblock prints including New Year's pictures (nianhua), door gods, historical figures and Taoist deities

Date:
19th–20th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 18 5/8 × 7 1/2 in. (47.3 × 19.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Bequest of Dorothy Graham Bennett, 1989
Accession Number:
CP386
Not on view
[ Nelson Gallery Foundation , Kansas City, MO, until 1989; sold to MMA]
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