02-03-2012 02-03-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2581B Boston
February 3, 2012 12:00PMCalender
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Gustave Baumann (American/German, 1881-1971) The Ridge Road

$5,629$4,750
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2581B Location: Boston Date / Time: February 03, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Gustave Baumann (American/German, 1881-1971)

The Ridge Road, edition of 100. Signed "Gustave Baumann" in pencil and with hand-in-heart chop l.r., numbered "NO 96/100" in pencil l.c., titled in pencil l.l. Color woodcut on laid oatmeal paper with partial figural watermark, image size 11 x 9 7/8 in. (27.9 x 25.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Margins approximately 1/2-inch with staining to edges.

N.B. The view depicts one of the byways of Brown County, Indiana. Baumann moved here in 1910, and remained for the next eight years. This is also when he began using the hand-in-heart chop mark.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

The sheet measures 12 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.

Keywords

Gustave Baumann, Brown County, Indiana