Peking Opera, Self-Portrait

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Object Details

Title:

Peking Opera, Self-Portrait

Artist/Maker:

Liu, Zheng (Chinese, born 1969)

Culture:

Chinese

Place:

Beijing, East Asia, People's Republic of China, Asia (Place created)

Date:

negative 1997; print 2005

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

2008.70.1

Dimensions:

37.1 × 37 cm (14 5/8 × 14 9/16 in.)

Copyright:

© Liu Zheng

Credit Line:

Gift of Dale and Doug Anderson

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Three figures, dressed in traditional Chinese garments, sit and stand in an interior setting. A crowned female figure sits atop a chair at center, a man at left whispering into her ear as a woman holding a fan stands at right.

Provenance
2005 - 2005

Created by the artist, Liu, Zheng, Chinese, born 1969 (Beijing, China)

2005 - 2007

Yossi Milo Gallery (New York, New York), sold to Doug and Dale Anderson, 2007.

2007 - 2008

Doug Anderson (Palm Beach, Florida)

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and Dale Anderson (Palm Beach, Florida), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2008.

Exhibitions
Photography from The New China (December 7, 2010 to April 24, 2011)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), December 7, 2010 to April 24, 2011
Bibliography

The Chinese: Liu Zheng. Christopher Phillips and Meg Maggio, eds.  (New York: International Center of Photography; Gottingen: Steidl, 2004), p. 134, ill.