Ming Huang and Yang Kuei Fei
This is an original hand colored raised line woodblock print by American artist Bertha Lum (1869-1954) The title of this work is: "Ming Huang and Yang Kuei Fei". The image measures 15 5/8 X 10 1/2 inches, an edition limited to only 24 signed proofs. This woodblock is signed and dated by the artist in the lower right corner of the image. In 1912 Lum was the only female artist to exhibit at the Tokyo International Exhibition. She was awarded a silver medal at the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition for her color woodcuts. She also exhibited at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 1920 and at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Chicago Society of Etchers, as well as the New York Public Library. Her work has received honors in Rome, Paris, and Portugal.