The Old Print Shop

The Checkerboard. Wanda Gag issue.

  • ARTIST: Wanda Gag

  • PUBLISHER: Published by The Weyhe Gallery.


    DATE: 1930.

  • EDITION SIZE: Catalog size 9 x 6" (23 x 15.3 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Weyhe Gallery exhibition catalog, 16 pages. Contains seven original relief prints created by the artist. There is a chronological list of etchings, lithographs, and woodcuts, a lengthy bio, and a list of books illustrated by the artist. <br><br> The original prints printed in the catalog are Winnan #75 “Skunk Cabbage”; Winnan #77 “Cats at the Window”; Winnan #69 “Book Case”; Winnan #47 “Departure”; Winnan #67 “Paper Cutter”; Winnan #48 “Kitchen Shelf”; and Winnan #68 “Rotary Press.” Impressions of the relief prints printed in the catalog are not signed, as is typical. Most do not have signed editions and only a few proofs were signed for friends and family. The prints that have signed editions are “Cats at the Window” edition 100, “Departure” edition 40, and “Kitchen Shelf” edition 25. The total printing of this catalog was 5,000, but being ephemera most were discarded, No. 2 of The Checkerboard, 8vo. (9 x 6"), stapled soft cover.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Standard edition.

  • CONDITION: Good condition.