Rachel Davis Fine Arts
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Sat, Oct 21, 2023 09:30AM EDT
Lot 115

Gustave Baumann color woodcut

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

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Gustave Baumann (1881-1971)

Rain

woodcut in colors, 1938, signed and numbered in pencil with hand-in-heart chop.  8 1/8 x 8 3/16"

This is Baumann's only self portrait, with his wife Jane and daughter Ann in the doorway of their house in Santa Fe.  

Literature:
Baumann Inventory No. 118
Gala Chamberlain, Nancy E. Green, and Thomas Leech, In a Modern Rendering: The Color Woodcuts of Gustave Baumann: A Catalogue Raisonné, Rizzoli Electa, 2019, No. 155.

Condition

Very good condition

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Private collection- Shaker Heights, OH