Pi Pa Player by Seong Moy

Pi Pa Player by Seong Moy

Pi Pa Player

Seong Moy

Title

Pi Pa Player

 
Artist

Seong Moy

  1921 - 2013 (biography)
Year
1954  
Technique
color woodcut 
Image Size
9 1/8 x 7 1/8" image 
Signature
pencil, ll 
Edition Size
26/40, only printing 
Annotations
titled 
Reference
Syracuse 108 
Paper
white laid paper 
State
published 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
MOY104 
Price
$1,000.00 
Description
The "pi pa" or pipa is a Chinese instrument in the style of a lute, consisting of a pear-shaped body with four strings and anywhere from 12 to 26 frets. One of the most popular instruments in China, this version of the instrument has been played for nearly 2000 years.