Bertha Lum was one of the Japanizing artists who helped making the art of (Japanese and Chinese) wood block printing known outside Asia, mixing it with the elegant Art Nouveau. Her prints are inspired by old legends and the street life of Beijing. Wood Block, Artists Lum, Japan Block Prints, Artists Express, Woodblock Prints, Artists Bertha, Inspiration Illustration, Bertha Lum, Art Nouveau Bird
The Home Coming by Bertha Lum, 1905 Bertha Lum, an American artist active from the 1900's through the 1930's, made a significant contribution to the Japonisme movement with her woodblock prints and paintings. Lum's prints combine sinuous Art-Nouveau curves with flat planes of color that harken back to 19th century ukiyo-e. The subject of her work ranges from children to landscapes to mysterious figures from Asian folklore and legend.
Road to the Forest ; 1913 ; Bertha Lum. American who bridged the American and Asian/Japanese art world,esp the wood block print. See link for catalogue raisonne. www.bertha-lum.or...