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Chinese New Year's Poster

Accession Number

Chinese New Year's Poster

Artist Unknown

Object Creation Date
circa 1940

Medium & Support
color woodblock print on paper

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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.

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collage (technique)
opera singers
red colors

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