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0275-Katharine Jowett, Hata Gate/Peking, Farbholzschnitt um 1920, sign., gerahmt

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Katharine Jowett, 1890 Devon – 1965, englische Graphikerin, berühmt durch ihre Peking-Ansichten der 1920er Jahre, sogar Mao Tse Tung besaß Arbeiten von ihr in seiner Sammlung, hier: Ansicht des Hata Tores in Peking, im Vordergrund Menschen, teils mit Zugkarren, Farbholzschnitt, 20 x 30 cm, numm. 98/100, sign., unter P.partout gerahmt ( Katharine Jowett was an English artist best known for her luminous color block prints of Chinese landscapes around the Peking/Beijing area.Most of Katharine Jowett's prints depict temples and other famous landmarks in and around the Peking area. She carved and printed her own designs, using linoleum blocks and oil-based inks. Her prints are rather small and have a dark thick border around the edges, reminiscent of Arts and Crafts woodcuts. Unlike Japanese shin hanga artists. Jowett is thought to have produced around 20 different prints, only some of which were in numbered editions. Her pictures, particularly her prints, were very popular in China in the twenties and thirties and not just with the Western community: even Chairman Mao had a set of her prints in his study.)