Ninth day of Christmas
2 January 2013 Leave a comment
TITLE: 天使向牧人傳佈嘉訊 (The Angels Spreads the Good News to the Shepherds)
ARTIST: 華效先 (Hua Xiaoxian, Luke Hua Hsiao-hsien)
INSCRIPTION(S): 路加華效先敬繪於一九四八年初夏 (Luke Hua Xiaoxian painted [this] in early Summer 1948)
MEDIUM: Chinese watercolor on silk; mounted as hanging scroll
DESCRIPTION: Two shepherds wait in the snow with their sheep while the angel Gabriel announces the birth of Jesus.
DIMENSIONS: (Painting [Mounting]) 53×47.5 cm [65.5×123 cm]