Bell Tower, Soochow, China

Bell Tower, Soochow, China

Keith, Elizabeth, 1887-1956

Bell Tower, Soochow, China
  • Date : c. 1935
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 261068
  • Condition : No condition problems to note
  • Dimensions : 13 3/8 x 8 1/2 inches
  • Comments : Published by The Watanabe Color Print Co.; design not listed in the Keith catalogue; pencil signature
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  • Price : $2,000


About The Artist

Keith, Elizabeth, 1887-1956

Born in England. Traveled to Tokyo in 1915 to visit a relative. Intrigued with the Orient, she remained until 1924, making several trips to Korea, China, Philippines, and throughout Japan. First won recognition with a collection of caricatures of Japanese and foreign residents published in 1917 to benefit the Red Cross. In 1920 Watanabe Shozaburo saw an exhibition of watercolors from a recent trip to Korea and urged her to translate the painting East Gate, Seoul by Moonlight into a print. T.....

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