Forbidden City Gate, Peking

Keith, Elizabeth, 1887-1956

Forbidden City Gate, Peking
  • Date : 1935
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : 251059
  • Condition : Lightly backed
  • Dimensions : 10 1/8 x 15 1/8 inches
  • Illustrated : Keith pl. 31
  • Comments : Pencil signature at lower right
  • SOLD

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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