Aspen Red River
9 1/4 x 11 inches
Inscription: Signed lower right
Provenance: Private Collection, Wabash, Indiana.
Exhibited: Chicago, Illinois, Albert Roullier Art Galleries, "Original Woodblock Prints in Color by Gustave Baumann," March 2–25, 1925; Rochester, New York, Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, "Paintings and Block Prints By Gustave Baumann," October 1925; Santa Fe, New Mexico, Museum of New Mexico Art Gallery, "Gustave Baumann: Color Woodblock Prints," November , 1927; Tucson, Arizona, Temple Art Gallery, Tucson Fine Arts Association, "Exhibition of Color Woodblock Prints by Gustave Baumann," (opened February 21, 1928); Dayton, Ohio, Little Gallery, Dayton Art Institute, "Gustave Baumann Prints," February 3–24, 1929; Chicago, Illinois, Marshall Field Picture Galleries, "Sixth Annual Hoosier Salon, Invitational: Gustave Baumann" January 27–February 12, 1930; Worcester, Massachusetts, Worcester Art Museum, "Gustave Baumann Color Woodblock Prints," March 9, 1930 (opened); Richmond, Indiana, Richmond Art Association, "Color Prints by Gustave Baumann," November 1930; Indianapolis, Indiana, John Herron Art Institute, "Color Prints by Gustave Baumann," January 1–February, 1931; New Ork, New York, Brooklyn Museum, "American Color Prints," January 8–February 6, 1933; Santa Fe, New Mexico, Rio Grande Painters Gallery, Sean Plaza, "Gustave Baumann: Wood Block Prints and Marionettes," (opened April 9, 1935); Santa Fe, New Mexico, Museum of New Mexico Art Gallery, "Gustave Baumann: A Retrospective Exhibition of Color Wood Cuts," June 8–July 27, 1952; Santa Fe, New Mexico, Museum of New Mexico Art Gallery, "Gustave Baumann, 1881-1971," November 19, 1972–January 28, 1973; Fort Collins, Colorado, Colorado State University, Morgan Library, "The American West at CSU: Baumann Retrospective," July 15–October 15, 1973; Fort Collins, Colorado, Lincoln Community Center, "Gouaches and Woodcuts by Gustave Baumann," January–February, 1979; Fort Collins, Colorado, Lincoln Community Center, "Gouaches and Woodcuts by Gustave Baumann," March 23–April 27, 1980; Mount Vernon, Illinois, Mitchell Museum, "Seventh Annual Southern Illinois Artists Exhibition: Color Woodcuts by Gustave Baumann 1881-1971,"September 27–October 26, 1980; Moraga, California, Hearst Art Gallery, Saint Mary's College, "The Color Woodcut in America, 1895-1945," October 24–December 15, 1984 (other examples).
Literature: Gala Chamberlain, "In a Modern Rendering: The Color Woodcuts of Gustave Baumann." Rizzoli Electa, New York, 2019, 104, p. 307 (color, other examples).
Note: From the first edition, printed in 1925. Printed in five colors on cream Zanders Bergisch Gladbach laid paper. Baumann no. 38, Chamberlain no. 104. Other examples of this woodcut may be found in the following public collections: Cleveland Museum of Art; Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, and the Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma (joint holding); Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago; Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields; New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe; New York Public Library; Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. INQUIRE MORE
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