9 1/4 x 11 1/4 inches
Inscription: Signed lower right
Provenance: Private Collection, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Exhibited: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The Print Club of Philadelphia, "First Annual Exhibition of American Block Prints," February 14–26, 1927; Santa Fe, New Mexico, Museum of New Mexico Art Gallery, "Gustave Baumann: Color Woodblock Prints," March 1-31, 1927; Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles Museum of History, Science and Art, "Eighth International Print Makers Exhibition," March 1–31, 1927; New York, New York, Brooklyn Museum, "First Annual Exhibition of American Block Prints," March 6–31, 1927; Chicago, Illinois, Marshall Field Picture Galleries, "Fourth Annual Hoosier Salon," January 19–February 5, 1928; 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," January 27–February 12, 1930; Santa Fe, New Mexico, Museum of New Mexico Art Gallery, "Gustave Baumann: A Retrospective Exhibition of Color Wood Cuts," June 8–July 27, 1952; Indianapolis, Indiana, Indianapolis Museum of Art, "Gustave Baumann: Color Woodblock Prints, 1905-1950," November 3–December 14, 1981; Santa Fe, New Mexico, Museum of Fine Arts, "Gustave Baumann: Hands of a Craftsman, Heart of an Artist," October 3, 1993–April 17, 1994 (exhibition traveled to New York, Palm Springs, Cleveland, Colorado Springs, and Lubbock, Texas). Other examples exhibited.
Literature: Martin F. Krause, Madeline Carol Yurtseven and David Acton, "Gustave Baumann: Nearer to Art," Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico Press, 1993, fig. 16, p. 24; Gala Chamberlain, "In a Modern Rendering: The Color Woodcuts of Gustave Baumann," Rizzoli Electa, New York, 2019, p. 335 (color, other examples).
Note: Printed in five colors by the artist on cream Zanders laid paper with the Hand-in-Heart watermark, ed. II, 17/125. Other examples of this print may be found in the permanent collections of the Indianapolis Museum of Art; Janet Turner Print Museum, California State University, Chico; New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe; New York Public Library; and the Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. Chamberlain 116, Baumann 16. Sold INQUIRE MORE
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