CHARLES HENRY GONDA Oil on Hardboard Painting, Temple at Hangchow, China
CHARLES HENRY GONDA Oil on Hardboard Painting, Temple at Hangchow, China CHARLES HENRY GONDA Oil on Hardboard Painting, Temple at Hangchow, China CHARLES HENRY GONDA Oil on Hardboard Painting, Temple at Hangchow, China CHARLES HENRY GONDA Oil on Hardboard Painting, Temple at Hangchow, China CHARLES HENRY GONDA Oil on Hardboard Painting, Temple at Hangchow, China CHARLES HENRY GONDA Oil on Hardboard Painting, Temple at Hangchow, China
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CHARLES HENRY GONDA Oil on Hardboard Painting, Temple at Hangchow, China

DETAILS
A vintage painting of a street scene of a circular entrance near a Chinese Buddhist temple in Hangchow (Hangzhou) in Zhejiang province.
TITLE
Titled (on reverse): Temple at Hangchow, China
FRAMING
Gilt frame
PLACE OF ORIGIN
United States
MAKER
Charles Henry Gonda (C. H. Gonda) (Hungarian-American, 1889-1969). Born: Karoly (Karol) Goldstein. Active: Shanghai, China, circa 1922-49. Gonda was a modernist commercial architect whose designs include the: Capitol Theatre, Sun Sun Department Store, Cathay Theatre, the Bank of East Asia and the Bank of Communications. He was also a skilled painter and exhibited often at Shanghai art shows. The artist moved to Lakewood, New Jersey in 1949 following the Communist victory in China.
MARKS
Signed (lower left): Gonda. Gallery label (on reverse): Scarsdale Art & Frame Shop (46 Christie Place, Scarsdale, NY)
PERIOD
Mid 20th century
DATE
Circa 1950
DIMENSIONS
Width 17.5 Depth 1 Height 21 inches
Sight: Width 15.75 Height 19.75 inches
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