A LILAC YEAR.

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Gustave Baumann

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A Lilac Year.

Color woodcut, 1949.
Image size 12 x 12 7/8" (30.5 x 33.4 cm).
Very good condition. Very minor light line. Printed on cream Ansbach wove paper. .
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 37410
Price: $35,000.00
Publisher :
Two states this is state ii/II.

First state, 1949, 29 impressions printed. Second state, blocks re-cut in 1951 and printing began in March, 1951. The highest number located of the second state is 88 or a proposed edition of 125.

In the collections of Brown County Art Gallery; Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art; Philbrook Museum of Art; New Mexico Museum of Art; New York Public Library; and Worchester Art Museum.

The scene shows the lilac bushes down the driveway of Baumann residence in Santa Fe.

Printed from five blocks.

Signed and titled in pencil, inscribed "II 81-125 61." The inscription indicates the print is from the second cutting (1951) 81/125 and printed by the artist in 1961. This is one of Baumann's finest images and a wonderful impression of the print.
20th Century Subjects , Town Views - United States , New Mexico

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