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American Airlines San Francisco (circa 1972)

Dong Kingman (1911-2000)

Printed in USA
Offset
76cm x 102cm
Circa 1972
Grade A/A-. Linenbacked.
T0870

Vintage airline poster promoting travel to San Francisco via American Airlines. Artwork by Chinese-American watercolourist Dong Kingman, circa 1972. Poster features image of the city's renowned Chinatown. Linenbacked.

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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.

 

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Stock No: T0870