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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:Frame: 80 in x 60 7/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 203.2 cm x 154.6 cm x 6 cm; Sheet: 79 1/2 in x 60 in; 201.9 cm x 152.4 cm; Image: 78 1/2 in x 59 in; 199.4 cm x 149.9 cm
Accession Number:  MH 2011.10.1
Credit Line:Gift of the artist
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

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

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