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The Orient is Hong Kong - HK from Kowloon

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The Orient is Hong Kong - HK from Kowloon (circa 1962)

Dong Kingman

58cm x 88.5cm
circa 1962
Grade: A. Very Fine. Linenbacked. Short border tear on top edge.
T0603

Artist:                    Dong Kingman

 

Vintage Hong Kong poster by American Chinese painter Dong Kingman, illustrating a view across the harbour from Tsim Sha Tsui towards Central and the Peak. Issued by the Hong Kong Tourist Association (HKTA), circa 1962.


Dong Kingman

Dong Kingman (1911-2000) was a Chinese American artist born in California but educated in Hong Kong. He is recognized as one of the leading watercolour masters and a pioneer of the California school of painting. Kingman was the recipient of nearly every major award for watercolours including two Guggenheim Fellowships (1942/1943), a Metropolitan Museum of Art Award (1975) and the American Watercolor Society's Dolphin Medal (1987). His work is represented in the permanent collections of 50 museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whitney Museum and Museum of Modern Art.