Item #CL173-29 [Temple Of Heaven, Beijing]. Boxiang Hu, Chinese.
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[Temple Of Heaven, Beijing]

c1925. Vintage silver gelatin photograph, 28.5 x 38cm. Soiling and slight scuffs overall, minor creases to uneven margins.

Provenance: W.A. Pennell estate. Boxiang Hu, an accomplished artist and photographer, was skilled in Chinese traditional painting and Western lithography, watercolour and photography. He founded and became director of the Oriental Fine Arts Society. In 1928, Hu cofounded the China Photography Society and the China Photography Magazine. He also organised the first photography exhibition in China. His works won international prizes. He worked with W.A. Pennell at the British American Tobacco Company in Shanghai. Ref: E. J. Laing, Selling Happiness, 2004.

Item #CL173-29

Price (AUD): $2,650.00  other currencies

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