Dong Moy Chu Kingman (California/New York, 1911-2000)
FLIGHT AT DAWN
dedicated in pencil: To your Hon. Mayor Lapham, with best wishes from your friend, Dong Kingman, 1944
sight H12 1/2" W21"
Provenance: Private collection
Other Notes: The dedication is to Roger Dearborn Lapham (1883-1966) who was Mayor of San Francisco from 1944 to 1948. Known for presided over the United Nations held in April of 1945, as well as appointing the first Asian and African Americans to public offices.
Dong Kingman well-recognized artist and best known for his "California-Style" watercolors. His works can be found in some of the most prominent museum collections including the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, M.H. deYoung Memorial Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Art Institute of Chicago, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Des Moines Art Center, Columbus Museum of Arts and Crafts, Brooklyn Museum and Hirshhorn Museum.
Good condition, age discoloration.
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