(1915 - 1991)
Jake Lee was active/lived in California. Jake Lee is known for townscape, harbors, illustrator.
Biography Jake Lee
"Jake Lee and Chinese American History"
by Gordon H. Chang?(Essay excerpt from the catalog Finding Jake Lee: The Paintings at Kan's.)
Though there is much still to learn about the history of Chinese America, Jake Lee is emerging as the visual chronicler of the Chinese American past. No other artist, of any background, has presented that history as richly and as evocatively as Lee did in his many, striking compositions. Completed over a lifetime of work, Lee's paintings of historical sites, moments, and experiences give us an artistic vision that moves us, excites us, and intrigues us to this day. We see his paintings and we want to know more!
For much of his life, Lee was known primarily as a commercial a
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