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Chinese American Artist Chen Chi Watercolor Litho
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1960's modern abstract watercolor lithograph by modernist artist and poet Chen Chi. Dating circa 1960's and in excellent condition, this framed limited edition lithograph print measures 14.5" x 10". Note: Photos were shot through glass causing some white reflections.

Chen Chi(1912-2005) is recognized as one of the world's greatest artists whose art is in museums worldwide. In the United States his paintings are in collections at the:

Smithsonian Institute
Metropolitan Museum of Art
National Academy of Design
American Society of Arts & Letters
Butler Institute of Art
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Philadelphia and Cleveland Art Institute

In 1999 the Chen Chi Art Museum opened in Shanghai to display Chen Chiís works. The museum was dedicated by Chinaís President, Jiang Zemin, an avid collector of Chi's paintings. In the same year the Chen Chi Museum was opened in Wuxi, Jiangsu, China, Chen Chi's birthplace. Chen Chi first began exhibiting his work in annual art exhibitions in Shanghai in 1940. In 1947 he moved to the United States through a cultural exchange program and became a citizen in 1964.


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