China early last century postcard by the unique artist Friedrich Schiff. The postcard depicts a rickshaw coolie with 2 young ladies in qipao (traditional Chinese dress). The postcard is entitled: Street view. Custom in China.
Red imprint at reverse: For military use.
Unused, good condition.
The Jewish artist Friedrich Schiff (1908 – 1968) was an Austrian painter and drawer. In the 1930s he moved to China and became famous in Shanghai for his funny sketches of Chinese life and customs. He was among the most famous painter at this time in Shanghai and even started an own school „School of Applied Art“.
Chinese Ladies in Rickshaw Postcard by Friedrich Schiff