Paper-Cuts of Kwangtung and Fukien [Guangdong and Fujien Provinces, China] 1956 Chinese Folk Art


Title: Paper-Cuts of Kwangtung and Fukien [Guangdong and Fujien Provinces, China]

Author: Compiled by The Art Service Department, Union of Chinese Artists

Description: 19 paper cuts produced by folk artists of Guangdong and Fujian Provinces, China, accompanied by short introductions in Chinese, English, French and German. Presented in a portfolio box with traditional bone-fastenings. Rare. One later edition located on OCLC (State Library of South Australia).

The pieces, mounted on thin card-stock, are done on paper with incised patterns, both delicate and elegant in appearance. Paper-cuts of this sort originated from paper moulds used to imprint pictures on lacquer ware. Some of the works in this collection originate from the city of Chaozhou.

Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Distributed by Gouzi Shudian
Place: Peking
Year: 1956

Keywords: China, art, 20th century, folk art, paper art, patterns, traditional,

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