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Tan Che Ssu, Western Hills, Peking by Anna Hotchkis

Posted: November 13th, 2023 | No Comments »

The Scottish artist Anna Mary Hotchkis was from Kirkudbright lived and work in China for most of the years between 1922 and 1937 when she left due to the Japanese invasion. She had studied at Glasgow School of Art and in Munich. She was a long time member of of the Dumfries and Galloway Fine Art Society. She spent much of her time in Peking and painted many of the temples of the Western Hills. Here is her (undated) picture of the Tan Che Ssu (temple). It was exhibitied in Scotland by the Scotish Societyof Women Artists…

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