Indiana Red Gum
9 3/8 x 11 1/8 inches
Framed: 18 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches
Inscription: Signed lower right
Provenance: With Zaplin Lampert Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico (label verso); Private Collection, Columbus, Indiana
Exhibited: Santa Fe, New Mexico, Museum of New Mexico Art Gallery, "Gustave Baumann: Color Woodblock Prints," March 1-31, 1927; Chicago, Illinois, Art Institute of Chicago, "The New Mexico Painters," March 14–April 17, 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; Worcester, Massachusetts, Worcester Art Museum, "Gustave Baumann Color Woodblock Prints," opened March 9, 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; Santa Fe, New Mexico, Museum of New Mexico Art Museum, "Gustave Baumann Centennial," June 28–July 19, 1981; Indianapolis, Indiana, Indianapolis Museum of Art, "Gustave Baumann: Color Woodblock Prints, 1905-1950," November 3–December 14, 1981 (other examples).
Literature: Gala Chamberlain, "In a Modern Rendering: The Color Woodcuts of Gustave Baumann," Rizzoli Electa, New York, 2019, p. 336 (color, other examples).
Note: From a projected edition of 120, it is thought that only about 41 were actually executed. Printed in six colors by the artist on cream Zanders Bergisch Gladbach laid paper. Superior quality reproduction Baumann frame with correct archival material. Richly printed and in good condition. Edition 24/120. Other examples of this print may be found in the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe; the New York Public Library; and the Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. Chamberlain 117, Baumann 17. INQUIRE MORE
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