Blanche Lazzell

Artist's Biography


White-line color woodcut, 1920, printed 1928.
Image size 11 7/8 x 11 9/16" (302 x 294 mm).
Good condition with brilliant original color. Several minor skinning spots on verso, toning visible on verso and two horizontal creases in the outer margins. Creasing is typical in Lazzell white-line woodcuts as this is how she printed the image. Wide margins.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 82671
Price: SOLD
Publisher :
On verso inscribed in four corners "228/11" and inscribed on verso "Wood block print Tulips 228/11 Blanche Lazzell Provincetown Mass Oct 10, 1928." Blanche Lazzell used a different number pattern. 228 refers to all white-line color prints she had printed to the date of this impression, 11 is the number times she had printed this exact block.Signed, titled, and dated in pencil. Inscribed "cut 1920." This impression used in "A Spectrum of Innovation Color in American Printmaking 1890-1960" by David Acton p. 82. 20th Century Subjects , Natural History , Botanicals