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ink and gouache on paper
137.5 × 68.5 cm (image and sheet) 191.7 × 90.0 cm (overall)
Place/s of Execution
inscribed in brush and ink in image (in Chinese characters) u.l.-u.r.: (Warmth, sadness and happiness all at the same time, During the cultural revolution, [we were] frightened with the fear that some crazy fellow [red guards] would break our doors, search our house and confiscate our property. Whenever we heard the slightest noise, we were filled with fear and immediately jumped to a high place at the roof top of the house. Together with our family and our animals, we suffered anxiety and fear, [painted in] the year 1989, [by] Huang Yongyu.)
Accession Number
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Jason Yeap OAM and Wong Min Lee through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program, 2010
© Huang Yongyu
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display