Gao Zhenheng

(China 1940 – )

Impression of the cave

Location
Not on display
Further information

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.

Place of origin
China
Period
China: People's Republic 1949–
Year
1989
Media
Print
Medium
colour woodcut
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
Accession number
296.1996
Copyright
© Gao Zhenheng