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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 (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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Object Description

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

Exhibitions
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
Bibliography

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