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Title

Impression of the cave

1989

Artist

Gao Zhenheng

China

1940 –

  • Details

    Alternative title
    石窟印象 [Shiku yinxiang]
    Place where the work was made
    China
    Period
    People's Republic 1949 - → 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
    Copyright
    © Gao Zhenheng

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    Gao Zhenheng

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  • 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.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

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