Miller, Lilian May (American, 1895-1943). PAGODA AT DUSK, KYOTO. Color woodblock print, 1934. Signed in ink within the image, and also with the artist's chop. 5 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches, 146 x 349 mm. In very good condition. Miller was born and raised in Japan, and studied art there, learning traditional Japanese methods of painting and printmaking. She went to college at Vassar, but considered Japan her home. She was a successful artist in her lifetime, with her work being collected by Anne Morrow Lindberg, First Lady Lou Henry Hoover, and the Empress Nagako of Japan. She was a feminist, liked to be called "Jack," and wore masculine clothing.
Inventory # 12335