Waiting for the Fight

Keith, Elizabeth, 1887-1956

Waiting for the Fight
  • Artist : Keith, Elizabeth, 1887-1956
  • Date : 1924
  • Medium : woodblock
  • Item# : FWG16189
  • Condition : Light toning on reverse; wrinkling at bottom margin
  • Dimensions : 18 3/4 x 8 3/8 inches
  • Illustrated : Keith, pl. 88
  • Comments : Light toning on reverse; wrinkling at bottom margin
  • 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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