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Gustave Baumann

James R. Ross Fine Art

Color woodcut
22 1/8 x 18 1/4 inches

Other Information
Framed: 25 x 20 1/2 inches
Inscription: Signed and dated lower right
Provenance: Private Collection, Indianapolis.
Exhibited: New York, New York, "Exhibition of Original Block Prints and Wood Engravings," Berlin Photographic Company, May 1–31, 1916; Detroit, Michigan, Detroit Institute of Arts, "Wood Block Prints in Color by American Artists," November 20–December 31, 1919; Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles Museum of History, Science and Art, "Exhibition of Wood Block Prints by Gustave Baumann," December 1–31, 1919; Albuquerque, New Mexico, Elks Club, "An Exhibition of Etchings and Block Prints by B. J. O. Nordfelt and Gustave Baumann," May 4–15, 1920; Chicago, Illinois, Art Institute of Chicago, "The Thirty-second Annual Exhibition of Watercolors, Pastels and Miniatures by American Artists," May 11–June 6, 1920; Wichita, Kansas, Wichita Art Association, City Library, "Wood Block Prints in Color by Leading American Wood Block Artists," March 12–22, 1922; Washington, D. C., United States National Museum, Smithsonian Institution, "Wood Block Prints in Color by Gustave Baumann," October 2–25, 1926; Tucson, Arizona, Temple Art Gallery, Tucson Fine Arts Association, "Exhibition of Color Woodblock Prints by Gustave Baumann," opened February 21, 1928; 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; Santa Fe, New Mexico, Museum of New Mexico Art Museum, "Color Wood Block Prints By Gustave Baumann," March 12–April 14, 1961; Santa Fe, New Mexico, Museum of New Mexico Art Museum, "Gustave Baumann Centennial," June 28–July 19, 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, plate 70, p. 94; Martin Krause, editor, "The Autobiography of Gustave Baumann," Pomegranate, Portland, Oregon, 2015, p. 57; Martin Krause, "Gustave Baumann: Views of Brown County," Pomegranate, Portland, Oregon, 2018, p. 127; Gala Chamberlain, "In a Modern Rendering: The Color Woodcuts of Gustave Baumann," Rizzoli Electa, New York, 2019, p. 190-191 (color, other versions and examples).
Note: Edition I. Printed in six colors by the artist on ivory wove "kyokushi" paper. Original artist-designed frame. Chamberlain 43, Baumann 94. In good condition. Other examples of this print may be found in the permanent collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, Indianapolis Museum of Art, New Mexico Museum of Art, and the Worcester Art Museum.

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