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Tiburon in Marin County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

James Yeh Jau Liu

 
 
James Yeh Jau Liu Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, October 3, 2013
1. James Yeh Jau Liu Marker
Inscription.  
At this site – 34 Main St.
James Yeh Jau Liu
(1910 - 2003)

World Renowned Chinese Watercolorist
and
Tiburon’s Artist Laureate
Operated Han Syl Studio from 1967 to 2003
Over the 35 years of offering his paintings to visitors and locals, it is estimated that over 30,000 of his works passed through these doors to museums and private collections all over the world.

Citizen of the Year
Charter Member of the Sunset Rotary

 
Erected by Sunset Rotary.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicAsian Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1967.
 
Location. 37° 52.392′ N, 122° 27.407′ W. Marker is in Tiburon, California, in Marin County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34 Main Street, Belvedere Tiburon CA 94920, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1925 Victorian Saloon (a few steps from this marker); The “Harbor Light” (within shouting distance
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of this marker); McNeil’s Pioneer Boathouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Fleming Rooming House (within shouting distance of this marker); One of the Shortest Main Streets in America (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Tiburon Peninsula (about 300 feet away); Samuel Blake Chapman (about 400 feet away); Northwestern Pacific (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tiburon.
 
Also see . . .  James 'Jimmy' Liu -- leader in China, Tiburon artist -- SF Gate. Every inch of surface was covered by either a brush painting by him, a testimonial letter about him, or a wall map with pushpins identifying the far flung homes of his customers. (Submitted on October 10, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
James Yeh Jau Liu Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
July 24, 2013
2. James Yeh Jau Liu Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here just to the left of the doorway.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 842 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 10, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   2. submitted on October 14, 2013. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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