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: 9 3/4 × 10 3/4 in. (24.8 × 27.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Bequest of Dorothy Graham Bennett, 1989
Accession Number:
CP447
Not on view
Related Objects

New Classic of Mountains and Seas I

Artist: Qiu Anxiong (Chinese, born 1972) Date: 2008 Medium: Portfolio of twelve woodblock prints; ink on paper Accession: 2013.944a–l On view in:Gallery 216

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin)

Date: dated 1282 Medium: Wood (wiillow) with traces of pigment; single woodblock construction Accession: 34.15.1a, b On view in:Gallery 208

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin)

Date: late 10th–early 11th century Medium: Wood (foxglove) with pigments, gilding, quartz and carnelian; single woodblock construction Accession: 33.116 On view in:Gallery 208

Night Rain at the Double-Shelf Stand, from the series Eight Parlor Views (Zashiki hakkei)

Artist: Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770) Date: ca. 1766 Medium: Polychrome woodblock print (first edition); ink and colors on paper, medium-sized print (chuban) Accession: JP698 On view in:Not on view

Drawing the First Water of the New Year

Artist: Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770) Date: ca. 1769–70 Medium: Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper Accession: JP156 On view in:Gallery 231