Nov 1–Nov 11, 1930

Teng KweiPaintings by Teng Kwei with Chinese Antiques, Paintings and Mortuary Statuary

From the exhibition announcement, written by Eva Watson Schütze:

The Renaissance Society of The University of Chicago announces an exhibition of paintings by Teng Kwei, F.R.S.A., now Research Fellow of Harvard-Yenching Institute, to be held under the auspices of the American Friends of China and the Renaissance Society, November 1st to 11th, in Room 205, Wieboldt Hall, 1050 East Fifty-ninth Street, daily (including Sunday) from 2:00 to 5:00 P.M.

There will also be an exhibition of Chinese antiques, paintings, and mortuary statuary loaned by the Art Institute.

An informal reception will be given in Wieboldt Commons on Monday, November 3d, from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M., by the Renaissance Society for its members and the members of the American Friends of China, at which the Chinese Consul-General, Dr. Koliang Yih, and Dr. Berthtold Laufer of the Field Museum will be guests of honor. Dr. Laufer will speak about the work of Mr. Teng Kwei at 5:30 P.M.


Teng Kwei, painter, sculptor, M.F.A., F.R.S.A., formerly art instuctor of the University of Washington, Seattle, now a research fellow of Harvard-Yenching Institute, Harvard University.

Present interest; A Comparative study of fine arts of China and Europe. Permanent interest; research into history of Chinese Art (painting and sculpture besides).

Member and founder of Suchow Fine Art Society, member of Pacific North-west Fine Arts Society, and Fellow of Royal Society of Arts, London.

Works exhibited: Suchow Fine Arts Society, Suchow, 1922 Far Eastern Fine Arts Society, Shanghai, 1923 Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, East-West Gallery, San Francisco 1926 Iowa Art Club, Iowa University 1927 Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, 1926 E. Weyhe Gallery New York, 1928 Fifty-sixth Street Galleries, New York, 1929 Currier Museum, Manchester, New Hampshire 1930 Twentieth Century Club, Boston, 1930