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La Ran: Butterfly
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Date:
2003
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Color Softground, Spitbite Aquatint And Aquatint Etching With Scrape And Burnish With Attached Objects
Dimensions:
Sheet: 787 x 635 mm (31 x 25 in.); Frame: 851 x 699 x 73 mm (33 1/2 x 27 1/2 x 2 7/8 in.)
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North America
Accession Number:
2015.37.351
Acquisition Date:
2015-10-07
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Foundation purchase, Phyllis C. Wattis Fund for Major Accessions

A beautiful woman looks away from the viewer, her elaborate coiffure mirroring the subtle, cream butterfly pattern that recall Chinese batik, or La Ran,
practiced in the minority regions of Guizhou province in Southwestern China.
Attached are a glass bottle and a pair of ceramic male figurines.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.