July 12, 2012
Tears Flooding The Autumnal Fields By Chen Danqing, 1976

“Chen Danqing, born in Shanghai, was sent to the Jiangxi countryside in 1970. He travelled to Tibet in 1976, after which he became known for his paintings of Tibetan people. This work may serve to mark the conclusion of the Cultural Revolution, describing the reactions of the local people to news that Mao Zedong has died.”— The Huntington Archive

Tears Flooding The Autumnal Fields By Chen Danqing, 1976

Chen Danqing, born in Shanghai, was sent to the Jiangxi countryside in 1970. He travelled to Tibet in 1976, after which he became known for his paintings of Tibetan people. This work may serve to mark the conclusion of the Cultural Revolution, describing the reactions of the local people to news that Mao Zedong has died.
The Huntington Archive

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