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  • loan
  • Description

    An Lin (born 1930) was born in Chengdu, Sichuan province. She studied painting in the Sichuan Art Academy and is a member of the Chinese Artists’ Association. She specialises in shuiyin print and is famous for her lively depictions of birds and animals. This print was a gift of the artist to Michael Sullivan (1916-2013) in 1980 when Michael was visiting China. The inscription reads ‘For Mr. Sullivan and Wu Huan as a memento.’

  • Details

    Associated place
    AsiaChinaSichuan province Chengdu (place of creation)
    August 1980
    An Lin (born 1930) (printmaker)
    Associated people
    Khoan Sullivan (1919 - 2003) (recipient)
    Michael Sullivan (1916 - 2013) (recipient)
    Material and technique
    frame 72.2 x 54.6 x 2.5 cm (height x width x depth)
    print 27.8 x 32.5 cm sight size (height x width)
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    Credit line
    On loan from the Khoan and Michael Sullivan Collection.
    Accession no.
  • Further reading

    Sullivan, Michael, Modern Chinese Art: The Khoan and Michael Sullivan Collection, revised edn (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2009), no. 72 on p. 274, illus. p.274 fig. 72



  • shuiyin

    Shuiyin is a water-soluble ink printed woodcut.

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