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[Album of Chinese erotic watercolor paintings]

Label
[Album of Chinese erotic watercolor paintings]
Title
[Album of Chinese erotic watercolor paintings]
Subject
Genre
Summary
Unsigned, undated album of twelve Chinese erotic paintings, probably dating from the 19th century.
Cataloging source
CLU
Characteristic
art original
Summary expansion
Scenes celebrating sexual pleasure are rendered in explicit fine detail and vivid colors. The lovers in each painting are a man, and a woman whose small feet are bound in pre-revolutionary style
Technique
not applicable
Label
[Album of Chinese erotic watercolor paintings]
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • Title supplied by cataloger
  • The twelve illustrations (18 x 21 cm or smaller), executed in watercolor and ink on linen cloth, are mounted on bifolia of heavy paper glued together to form a continuous strip arranged accordion-style. Paintings are mounted on facing pages, with leaves of black-on-white floral woodblock prints--bamboo, chrysanthemums, and cherry blossoms--arranged as flaps covering the erotic scenes, affixed with glue along the outer margin of each print
  • Twelve illustrations bound accordion-style between two wooden boards, opening on the left, and leaving fore-edges and folded edges exposed; first and last three leaves of the album are blank
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
29 x 22 cm (album)
Extent
1 album ([12] paintings)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: in modern tan cardboard case. Possibly acquired around 1950 based on acquisition number.
Other physical details
all illustrations (watercolor and ink on linen, woodblock prints)
Primary support material
textile
Secondary support material
paper
Specific material designation
painting
System control number
  • (OCoLC)960401283
  • ucoclc960401283
Label
[Album of Chinese erotic watercolor paintings]
Production
Note
  • Title supplied by cataloger
  • The twelve illustrations (18 x 21 cm or smaller), executed in watercolor and ink on linen cloth, are mounted on bifolia of heavy paper glued together to form a continuous strip arranged accordion-style. Paintings are mounted on facing pages, with leaves of black-on-white floral woodblock prints--bamboo, chrysanthemums, and cherry blossoms--arranged as flaps covering the erotic scenes, affixed with glue along the outer margin of each print
  • Twelve illustrations bound accordion-style between two wooden boards, opening on the left, and leaving fore-edges and folded edges exposed; first and last three leaves of the album are blank
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
29 x 22 cm (album)
Extent
1 album ([12] paintings)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: in modern tan cardboard case. Possibly acquired around 1950 based on acquisition number.
Other physical details
all illustrations (watercolor and ink on linen, woodblock prints)
Primary support material
textile
Secondary support material
paper
Specific material designation
painting
System control number
  • (OCoLC)960401283
  • ucoclc960401283

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