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Boat in the storm (II)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2003,1110,0.15

  • Title (object)

    • Boat in the storm (II)
  • Description

    Hanging scroll. Watercolour painted on paper. Scenery with boats returning through a storm to a village. Signed and inscribed.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1990
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Width: 68 centimetres
    • Length: 100 centimetres
    • Width: 34 centimetres
    • Length: 69 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Language

        Chinese
      • Inscription Translation

        Boats return through the storm.
      • Inscription Type

        signature
  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2003

  • Acquisition notes

    The donor wishes to be publicly acknowledged as the donor of gift as follows:"Gift of the artist's trust"

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    2003,1110,0.15

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