Artwork : ArchiveNo00060

Chinese Watercolour 1968






Contributor Name Mr Choi
Contributor Image Man_portrait_right_size_image.jpg

Location Friendship House, Southsea
Collection Date 04.12.07 3.20pm
Artefact Name Chinese Watercolour
Artefact Description Watercolour of natural forms – flowers, tree and two birds. The painting is titled 'The King of Peonies’.
60 x 100cm approx.
Artefact Date 1968
Artefact Stored Kept in cupboard in his flat, Friendship House, Southsea
Artefact Form

Artefact Image Painting_-_right_size_image.jpg
Sample Taken Small piece of paper from the edge of the painting
Sample Image

History of Artefact He was playing majong with this artist 42 years ago – the artist gave Mr Choi the painting as a present. The artist is dead now – he is renowned for painting peonies and, therefore, was given the name ‘King of Peonies’. Framed in Hong Kong.
It was taken out of its frame ten years ago when Mr Choi came to live in England.

Previous Owners The artist
Special Memories It reminds him of his friend, the artist - 'King of Peonies'.
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