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Chinese New Year's Poster

Accession Number
1983/1.383

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
Image of a goddess carrying a baby and the woman behind her is fanning her. They are surrounded by nature and there is a house in the right background. The Chinese characters translate to "goddess delivering son." 

Physical Description
Image of two women figures in nature inside a circular floral border. The center figure seems to have wings and is wearing a long and elaborate robe that drapes on the ground, and she is carrying a baby. The woman behind her is wearing a dress with intricate designs, and is fanning the center figure. There is a house in the background in the right. 

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
poster

Rights
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Keywords
Nature
goddesses
posters
sons (people)

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