Keith, Elizabeth (1887 - 1956), "Outside the Hato Mon, Peking (Pre-Earthquake)"
|Title||Outside the Hato Mon, Peking (Pre-Earthquake)|
|Medium||Original Japanese Woodblock Print|
|Series Title||China Series|
|Publisher||S. Watanabe Color Print Co.|
|Reference No||Miles #1|
|Size||15 -1/4 x 10 -1/2 "|
|Condition||Very fine, with superb colors.|
Notes: Scarce; blocks were lost in the 1923 Tokyo earthquake. Signed by the artist in black ink; and "EK" monogram in right corner. Miles Catalog number 1.
Keith noted: "A marriage procession, led by the lantern bearers, is passing through the gate. In Peking, where there are no waterways, camel transport is a common sight."
AN IMPORTANT, EARLY KEITH WORK, RARE IN THIS CONDITION.