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Lee, Jake (1915-1991).

Jake Lee, <i>Embarcadero</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $7,475 (est: $4000-$6000) on 10/25/05
Embarcadero by Jake Lee (1915-1991)
14" x 21", Watercolor/Paper, Signed Lower Right
Est.: $4,000 - $6,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $7,475 on 10/25/2005
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

Watercolorist. Born in Monterey, CA on Oct. 23, 1915.

As a child Lee began painting scenes of the Chinese communities and the fisherman of Monterey.

After graduating from San Jose State College, he studied at the Otis Art Institute and with Dong Kingman.

His watercolors are a blending of occidental and oriental techniques.

By the early 1940s he had settled in Los Angeles where he remained until his demise on Sept. 13, 1991.

Member: Calif. WC Society.

In: U.S. Air Force collection. DR.

 

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