Impression of the cave
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.
石窟印象 [Shiku yinxiang]
Place where the work was made
People's Republic 1949 - → China
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".
Gift of Ruth Burgess 1996
Not on display
© Gao Zhenheng
Where the work was made
Shown in 1 exhibition
The People's Progress 20th Century Chinese Woodcuts, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 26 Oct 1996–15 Dec 1996