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Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 10:00 AM CDT

Art & Design with Tradition & Innovation

Sale 121 Lot 116

Bertha Lum
(American, 1869-1954)
Cherry Blossoms, 1908
color woodcut
signed lower middle in graphite
16 7/8" x 11 7/8"

Provenance:
Hill Tolerton: The Print Rooms, San Francisco, California, 1919 (original label)
Steven Thomas, Inc. Fine Arts and Antiques, Woodstock, Vermont
The Collection of Rich and Patty Thumann, Tacoma, Washington

Literature:
Gravalos, Mary Evans O'Keefe and Carol Pulin, Bertha Lum (American Printmakers: A Smithsonian Series), Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991

Catalog Note:
In a reproduction oak frame.
Published as the frontispiece to California Design 1910.
An impression of this print is in The Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

Estimate $400-600

Sold for $1,375