Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Red



Cottonwood Tassels, c.1943 by Gustave Baumann, multiple collections.

Baumann was a print maker who studied art at the Art Institute of Chicago and lived for a while on the east coast before settling in New Mexico. The print shop he set-up was very successful and he is considered one of the best American color woodblock artists.

4 comments:

Boggart said...

This is something I could live with...stunning.

lotusgreen said...

you're picking all my favorites lately! wonderful! thanks!

Sherry said...

Simply gorgeous--and it's new to me. Thanks for broadening my horizons.

Ashley said...

I'll be damned. I'm from New Mexico and that picture really hit me; I've never seen it before. We have a great lithography institute… can't think of the name now though I wanted to when I was in college. Oh! I got it. Tamarind. Nice.

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