YANGJIABU MUBAN NIANHUA. (New Year Woodcuts from Yangjiabu). N.p., n.d. 16 actual b/w woodblock prints. One foldout. 40x28 cm. Paper.
GBP 700.00
A compilation of 16 original black-and-white Chinese propaganda woodblock prints, the majority with captions and slogans. The prints come from the famous centre of Chinese woodblock printing, Yangjiabu, located near the town of Weifang in China's Shandong province. A certain naivety and simplicity and not done to the highest of standards, in keeping with regional centres of woodblock printing which often specialized in nianhua (New Year prints). No date but probably early 1980s. All text in Chinese
Subjects: Woodcuts
Available, as of: 12/02/2022
Was item 281 in printed List 202.
Record produced by Hanshan Tang Books, www.hanshan.com.