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Painting - An Umbrella mender

An Umbrella mender

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Canton (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolur and ink on paper

  • Museum number:

    D.62-1898

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This painting is from a set of 100 depicting different trades and occupations in Canton. It shows an umbrella mender. Artists made such paintings for Europeans eager to find out more about China and her people.

Physical description

This painting is from a set of 100 depicting different trades and occupations in Canton. It shows an umbrella mender. Paintings such as this were made for Europeans eager to find out more about China and her people.

Place of Origin

Canton (made)

Date

ca. 1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Watercolur and ink on paper

Dimensions

Height: 36 cm, Width: 46 cm

Descriptive line

An umbrella mender, from the Puqua set; Pap, China, paintings and drawings

Production Note

Reputedly by Puqua

Subjects depicted

Umbrella; Umbrellas

Categories

Paintings

Collection

East Asia Collection

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