Keith, Elizabeth (1887 - 1956), "The Japanese Carpenter"
|Title||The Japanese Carpenter|
|Medium||Original Japanese Woodblock Print|
|Reference No||Miles #101|
|Size||13 x 11"|
Notes: Scarce design. Pencil signed by the artist. As stated in Miles, "Edition 100".
"In 1931, Elizabeth Keith studied for two months with Yoshida Hiroshi making four prints in his studio. Among these works were Japanese Carpenter, Children's Delight, and two Philippine subjects". - Print of Contact - Western Artists; pg. 43
The instrument in his hand is a mixture of hammer and chisel used by all carpenters in Japan at that time.