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Maker(s):Ouyang Xingkai
Culture:Chinese (1950- )
Title:Ceng Chunchang, 76 years old, now lives in No. 10 Youlou alley with his 73 years old wife Xiang Lanxiang, a retired worker of Hongjiang Food Company. They used to take pictures to commemorate every important day and festival.
Date Made:2008 image; 2011 print
Type:Photograph
Materials:Inkjet print
Place Made:Asia; China; Hunan; Hongjiang
Measurements:Sheet: 21 7/8 in x 27 7/8 in; 55.5625 cm x 70.8025 cm; Image: 17 5/8 in x 23 5/8 in; 44.7675 cm x 60.0075 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): 2009.10; EDITION: recto, lwr. r. (black crayon): 3/10; SEAL: verso, lwr. r. (red seal): [Chinese character, Hongjiang].
Accession Number:  MH 2011.4.3
Credit Line:Purchase with the Sylvia Ch'en Shangraw (Class of 1958) Chinese Art Memorial Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
A horizontal interior view: an old man sits beside a bed, on which his wife reclines, holding a "baozi" (bun) in her hand. The wall behind them is decorated with many photos of the family and five red Chinese characters, which translate to "Beautiful Memories."

Tags:
families; homes; interiors

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