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CHEN Wenxi

(China, Singapore 1908 – 1991)

Title
Gourds and a bird
Place of origin
China
Singapore
Year
20th century
Media category
Painting
Materials used
ink and colour on paper
Dimensions

34.4 x 45.1 cm image; 35.6 x 47.0 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed c.r., in Chinese, stamped in red ink "Chen [artist's seal]". Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Dr. Peter Elliott 2000
Accession number
124.2000
Location
Not on display
Further information

Chen Wenxi studied at the Xinhua Art Academy in Shanghai. He was a lecturer at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore, and received the public Service Star and an Honorary doctorate from the National University of Singapore.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, May 2000.