Bird on a Branch

Xie Zhiliu Chinese

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In this sheet, we see how Xie freely manipulated various motifs to create new compositions. The twig upon which the bird is perched adjoins a vertical branch. The cluster of leaves at lower right has been carried over from the preceding image but has been simplified and rotated ninety degrees clockwise.

Bird on a Branch, Xie Zhiliu (Chinese, 1910–1997), Drawing; pencil and ink on paper, China

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