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La Ran: Pomegranate
La Ran: Pomegranate
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Date:
2003
Location:
Not on display
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Color Softground, Spitbite Aquatint And Aquatint Etching With Scrape And Burnish With Attached Objects
Dimensions:
Sheet: 787 x 635 mm (31 x 25 in.)
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North America
Accession Number:
2015.37.353
Acquisition Date:
2015-10-07
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Foundation purchase, Phyllis C. Wattis Fund for Major Accessions

La Ran is a reference to Chinese batik patterns in the background. The central image is an appropriated photograph a young woman in traditional Chinese clothes. The coral pomegranate flower behind the woman. Affixed is a cinnabar mirror, ceramic figurine, and a glass bottle as allegories to Chinese history and tradition.