Andrew Howat (biography)Medium:
Gouache on BoardSize:
17" x 16" (420mm x 400mm)Date:
Signed by artist lower middle above horse's rumpThis is the Signed unique original Gouache painting by Andrew Howat.
Travellers to China during the 18th century found a civilization beyond compare, full of well-planned and elegant cities. For many years western traders had been stymied by the fact that the Chinese considered they had everything that mattered and the gifts and "manufactures" the traders brought were basically worthless.
Nevertheless Canton eventually grew to be a rich city due to the port being the centre of trade with the west up until the Boxer Rebellion.
Original painting by Andrew Howat from Look and Learn 06/09/1980.