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Chinese New Year's Poster

Accession Number
1983/1.377

Title
Chinese New Year's Poster

Artist(s)
Artist Unknown

Object Creation Date
circa 1940

Medium & Support
color woodblock print on paper

Dimensions
( )

Credit Line
Transfer from the Asian Art Archives, Department of History of Art

Subject matter
<!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}--> Collage of Chinese opera singers. They have their faces painted in colorful masks, which represent different characters from history and folktales.

Physical Description
<!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}--> Image of opera singers with masks. There is a vertical row of three opera singers in the center, and three smaller opera singers with masks lined up horizontally below. Collage of additional opera singers surround the center figures.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
poster

Rights
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Keywords
collage (technique)
opera singers
posters
red colors

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