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Title

Impression of the cave

1989


Artist

Gao Zhenheng

China

1940 -


About

This print depicts the imprint of a rock cave carving. In China there is a long tradition of making rubbings of the rock carvings inside venerated Buddhist cave temples such as Dunhuang in Northwest China.


Details


Alternative title

石窟印象 [Shiku yinxiang]


Place where the work was made

China


Date

1989


Media category

Print


Materials used

colour woodcut


Edition

1/6


Dimensions

40.0 x 51.2 cm image; 55.2 x 70.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r., in Chinese, pencil "Gao Zhenheng 89".


Credit

Gift of Ruth Burgess 1996


Location

Not on display


Accession number

296.1996


Artist information

Gao Zhenheng

Works in the collection

2


Place

Where the work was made
China

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history