• Short Summary

    Traditional Chinese painting techniques are demonstrated.

  • Description

    London.

    Chinese artist Lau Ta Po demonstrates a painting skill that has taken him ten years to perfect. He uses his fingers and fingernails to create traditional painting.

    Exterior of a West End Chinese restaurant which is hosting an art exhibition of the work of Lau Ta Po. Various shots of Lau Ta Po at work and of his finished creations. Lau Ta Po is on a "world tour". More C/Us of Lau Ta Po painting with fingers and fingernails. Lau adds his signature to the artwork with a special stamp.

    Large piece of artwork is seen made from several painted panels.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    311.05
    Media URN:
    3675
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/03/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:57:00 / 01:32:09:00
    Canister:
    CP 546

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment