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ID:P1031
Artist name:Pieter Irwin Brown (Peter van Oordt, 1903-1988)
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Imperial summer villa, Jehol
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Publisher:Adachi Toyohisa
Date:1931
Reference:Adventurous Artists (Spring 2017), cat. 35
Description: Brown was born in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and studied at the Royal Art Academy in Amsterdam. From 1923 he traveled to the Middle East. By 1934 he arrived in Japan via Indonesia, Celebes, Hong Kong and Taiwan. He was inspired by the flatness of ukiyo-e: straight lines and limited use of shadow.

 

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