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$500.00

Description

This small wood engraving by Leonard Baskin is beautiful, evocative, powerful.  It is very small—the image itself is 4 inches by 3.75 inches—but its scale only enhances its beauty.

A copy of this work is held in the Collection of Lessing J. Rosenwald at the National Gallery of Art.

Additional information

Condition

Excellent Condition

Framing

Medium

Intaglio, Woodblock

Signing, Dating, and Titling

Date

Type

Modern Print-Makers

Details

Medium:
Intaglio print from wood engraving on natural Japon paper.
Date:
1952
Signature:
Hand-signed in pencil by the artist en recto lower right.
Edition:
Because he believed in making his work accessible, Baskin often left print runs open, particularly his small wood engravings like this one.  The authors of Baskin’s catalogue raisonné were unable to determine the number of impressions of this work.
Framing:
Custom framed and matted in a fine silvered frame beind Tru Vue 99% UF-filtering glass.  All conservation and archival materials.
Condition:
Excellent condition, without damage or flaw; crisp and clear, well-inked, full margins.
Framed Size:
12.5 in. (h) x 12.5 in. (w) x .75 in.
Image Size:
4 in. (h) x 3.75 in. (w)
Reprintings:
The Wood Engravings of Leonard Baskin, Northampton: Gehenna Press, 1961 (edition of 24 printed from the original blocks).
Publications:
Fern and O’Sullivan, The Complete Prints of Leonard Baskin (Boston: Little, Brown, 1984) 171.
Collections:
Collection of Lessing J. Rosenwald at the National Gallery of Art.

Price & Purchase

Price:
$500