Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1940 item #1353960 (stock #4416)
Hawkes, Asian Art
Ian Cheyne was born in Dundee in 1895 and was educated at Glasgow Academy and then studied at Glasgow School of Art. Originally a painter, he began to experiment with colour woodcuts of Scottish, Spanish and French landscapes and these became his prime interest. In his woodcuts, Cheyne’s use of flat planes and curved forms gives his work an Art Deco feel...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1970 item #1313978 (stock #4353)
Hawkes, Asian Art
An interesting and inventive sculpture of a performing elephant balancing upon a ball whilst supporting an acrobat with his trunk. The sculpture is solid bronze and cast in the lost wax technique, cire perdue. This method is able to faithfully reproduce all of the quirky textures that the artist has chosen. The sculpture is mounted on a white marble base and is, as far as I can see, unsigned.

Approximately 33cm high. Fine original condition. The weight is 3478 gm...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1900 item #1176012 (stock #4249)
Hawkes, Asian Art

The former owner of this fine watercolour painting assured me that although it is unsigned it was by a British military officer, Alan David Greenhill-Gardyne. He was commissioned into the Gordon Highlanders in 1888 and was with the Regiment at the Relief of Chitral in 1895. He took part in other North-West Frontier operations and later in the Boer War, he was wounded in the Great War...

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1990 item #910865 (stock #4028)
Hawkes, Asian Art

Frederick Starr was a professor of anthropology at Chicago University who first visited Japan in 1904 and made many subsequent visits. He wrote many papers on Japanese subjects but is probably best known in Japan for his interest in pilgrimage, he dressed in traditional pilgrim’s clothing and performed the Shikoku pilgrimage in 1917 and 1921...