The British artist whose paintings of China’s capital were so sought after, even Mao Zedong was a collector

//The British artist whose paintings of China’s capital were so sought after, even Mao Zedong was a collector

The British artist whose paintings of China’s capital were so sought after, even Mao Zedong was a collector

British artist Katharine Jowett is little remembered today, but in the mid-20th century she was extremely popular for her oil paintings and woodcuts. But not in Britain. She would come to be known as one of only a few Western female artists who chose to live and work in Japan, Korea and northern China in the years between the two world wars. Jowett’s informal cohort included Americans Helen Hyde, Lilian May Miller and Bertha Lum, along with Scottish artists Elizabeth Keith and Anna Hotchkis…

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