Bertha Lum

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Spinning Goddess - Bertha  Lum

Spinning Goddess, 1930

Woodblock Print  
19.5 x 13.5 in

Description: A charming depiction of a Japanese Fairy tale in the art nouveau style typical of the artist. A Goddess is depicted in the persona of a spider, her fingers spinning a silky web, behind her a screen outlines dragons as as part of the fantasy.

Issued: 1930

Condition: very good, lightly faded and age toned gold paint remains top corners verso,not visible in image, margins trimmed

Signed: in pencil: Bertha Lum