A Chinese Lady in a Red Dress Resting on a Couch Before an Open Window

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Depiction of a Chinese lady with a walled garden on her right. On her left are two birds of paradise (or similar) with multicoloured plumage. Beside the couch are two tiny shoes for bound feet.

Wellcome Collection

London

Title

A Chinese Lady in a Red Dress Resting on a Couch Before an Open Window

Date

19th C (?)

Medium

gouache on canvas laid down on paper

Measurements

H 31 x W 42.7 cm

Accession number

727416i

Acquisition method

presumed to be part of the collection formed by Henry S. Wellcome

Work type

Watercolour

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