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Maker(s):Ouyang Xingkai
Culture:Chinese (1950- )
Title:Born in August 1939 in Longtan, Yang Xizhen moved to Hongjiang with her remarried mother when she was 4 years old. She worked in Hongjiang Leather Shoes Factory until retirement. She now lives in No.4, Yuying alley with her 3 daughters and 2 sons. Her husband was dead.
Date Made:2009 image; 2011 print
Materials:Inkjet print
Place Made:Asia; China; Hunan; Hongjiang
Measurements:Sheet: 27 7/8 in x 21 7/8 in; 70.8025 cm x 55.5625 cm; Image: 23 5/8 in x 17 5/8 in; 60.0075 cm x 44.7675 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (black crayon): [Chinese character, Ouyang Xingkai]; SIGNATURE/SEAL: verso, lwr. r. (red seal): [Chinese character, Ouyang Xingkai]; DATE: recto, lwr. r. (black crayon): 2009.1; EDITION: recto, lwr. r. (black crayon): 3/10; SEAL: verso, lwr. r. (red seal): [Chinese character, Hongjiang].
Accession Number:  MH 2011.4.2
Credit Line:Purchase with the Sylvia Ch'en Shangraw (Class of 1958) Chinese Art Memorial Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

An old man in blue coat stands on the right and leans against the wooden door, looking at the old woman with glasses on the left, who holds a bowl of rice and uses chopsticks to pick up the rice.

elderly; food; cities

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