Description: Signed reproduction print of watercolor painting. Framed: 37 x 24 inches. #70/28. Figure pulling a sled in the winter.
Condition Report: Well preserved and protected in frame, behind glass.
Notes: Chen Chi (1912 - 2005) received numerous honors, including the National Art Club Medal of Honor in his career. A member of the American Watercolor Society, Chi earned their 1955 Special Award for the Watercolor of the Year, as well as the 99th Annual Grand Award with Gold Medal of Honor in 1996. Chi is also a member of the National Academy of Design, and a former director of the Audubon Society. (Biographic notes courtesy of askART). Shi showed with the Cowboy Artists (CA's) as part of cultural campaign. Chi's works have been shown extensively throughout the United States and he was the first living Chinese artist to be honored with a one-man retrospective of his oeuvre at Versailles, in conjunction with the first World Cultural Summit in June 2000.
Provenance: Long term holding from a private collection.
Dimensions: 28 x 20 inches
Artist or Maker: Chen Chi (1912 - 2005)
Literature: Chen ChiÕs work has been shown at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Brooklyn Museum of Art in New York and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, in California.