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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst


Maker(s):Ouyang Xingkai
Culture:Chinese (1950- )
Title:Shen Jinqiu, born in 1921, now lives in No. 26, Xiangyangping, Hongjiang. He is a Chinese medical practitioner with 70 years of working experiences. He learned from many famous Chinese medical practitioners when he was young. He travels almost every mountain to collect herbal medicines and then processes and displays them in order.
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): 2009.10; EDITION: recto, lwr. r. (black crayon): 3/10; SEAL: verso, lwr. r. (red seal): [Chinese character, Hongjiang].
Accession Number:  MH 2011.4.1
Credit Line:Purchase with the Sylvia Ch'en Shangraw (Class of 1958) Chinese Art Memorial Fund

A vertical interior view of a Chinese medical practitioner taking the pulse of a little girl. A book serves as a cushion under the girl's wrist. On the shelves are roles of containers. Walls are decorated with New Year pictures and family photos.

children; medicine; interiors

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