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[Schiff, Friedrich; 1908-1968]
21 Handcolored Caricatures by Schiff Maskee Shanghai Sketchbook Lm Ed 1939 China
Shanghai, China: F. Schiff, 1939. Condition: Very good. When ordering from the US, parcels may be subject to import tax and duty charges, which the buyer is responsible to pay.21 Handcolored Caricatures by Schiff Maskee Shanghai Sketchbook Lm Ed 1939 China This product data sheet is originally written in English. Building Your Great Collection; One Fine Book at a Time [Pre WW II China] Maskee: A Shanghai Sketchbook F. Schiff [Schiff, Friedrich; 1908-1968] [Artist] (Shanghai), n.publ., n.d. (1939), 21 lvs. w. caricatural ills., all handcolored by the artist, printed in an unspecified limited edition, this is A383. Bound as a Leporello [fan folded] between original decorated silk covers in a bamboo motif. 4to; 10.5 inches by 7.5 inches with 21 plates of hand-coloured cartoons. Near-Fine condition with a bit of handling wear to the silk and minor toning / offset to the pages. Handsome and collectible. The Austrian artist Friedrich Schiff lived and worked in Shanghai during the 1930s and part of the 1940s. His colorful caricatures of the city's daily life in the International Settlement in the 1930s and 1940s. mostly dealing with the interaction between Chinese people and Westerners are iconic. Shanghai boasted the most colorful nightlife in China. Nightclubs and bars boom, "with joints opening and closing faster than night can turn into day, Barflies now have a choice of everything from glamorous art deco lounges to the seediest watering hole" [Shanghai Highlights] The details of Schiff's life are limited, however, he was one of the great cartoonists in Shanghai between the Wo … [Click Below for Full Description]
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