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Wen menshen

This picture showing a pair of literary door god (wen menshen). Each one surrounding by four children. Another child sitting on the shoulder of door god. Text "日" on the top of left picture and "月" on the top of the right picture. The literary door god's picture is usually painted on the door inside courtyard.

Author / Creator 杨明智
Format 2 sheets : ink on paper ; 71 x 48 cm
Publisher 和興永
Year 1949
Language Chinese
HKBU Library collection New Year woodblock print and painting collection
Work type Woodblock Print
Library record View the record in HKBU library catalogue
Copyrighted CC BY-NC 4.0

Cite this image as: 杨明智, "文門神", in Hong Kong Baptist University Library Art Collections, accessed 24/07/2024,

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