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Romain Rolland.

  • ARTIST: Werner Drewes

  • MEDIUM: Woodcut on Japanese paper,

    DATE: 1932.

  • EDITION SIZE: Edition 30. Image size 15 5/8 x 11 5/8" (39.8 x 29.5 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Signed and titled in pencil. Romain Rolland was a French dramatist and novelist and art historian. He was so impressed with Drewes' portrait of Gandhi that he sent the artist a photograph and requested he make a woodcut portrait of himself. This print was the end result.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Inscribed "Pr. 4."

  • CONDITION: Very good condition.

  • REFERENCE: # III-81 in "Drewes: A Catalogue Raisonne of his Prints" by Ingrid Rose.