Description

    Gustave Baumann (German/American, 1881-1971)
    Spring Blossoms, 1950
    Woodcut in colors with aluminum leaf on Zanders laid paper
    12-3/8 x 13-1/4 inches (31.5 x 33.7 cm) (image)
    Signed, titled, and numbered in pencil 'II 81 130 50,' with the artist's hand-in-heart inkstamp in lower margin

    Baumann produced a smaller version of Spring Blossoms in 1917. Here, in this work of 1950, he reversed and enlarged his image and employed leaf.




    Condition Report*:

    Sheet measures 14-1/2 x 17-1/8 inches (36.8 x 43.4 cm) Overall toning with some foxing and minor matburn; a few light handling creases; an approx. 1 inch hairline abrasion in leaf in upper left corner as well as a few possible tiny flakes of loss in leaf at center; framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 22.75 X 23.25 Inches

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