When East and West, North and South embraced each other, when prints became produced and sold on global scale, when the way we see the world became firmly affected by photography… 1890s-1950s. Beautiful postery style, both decorative and realistic, traditional and modern, Oriental and European reigned. Areas of flat color, bold composition and outlines are very typical for this period.
Russian Ballet Programme
Portrait of Miss Elizabeth Keith by Ito Shinsui, 1922
A Gate at the Stupa of Sanchi by Hiroshi Yoshida. 1932
‘Lanterns’ (1906) by American artist Bertha Lum (1869-1954)
Carl Moser “Strickende Frau mit Booten” 1926