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Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 10:00 AM CDT

Fine Art + Furniture & Decorative Arts

Sale 124 Lot 586

Gustave Baumann
(American, 1881-1971)
Mountain Pool, 1920
color woodcut on Zanders laid paper
signed and titled in pencil and with the artist's Hand-in-Heart ink chop, stamp numbered "74"
9 1/2" x 11 1/4"

Literature:
Chamberlain, Gala, In a Modern Rendering: The Color Woodcuts of Gustave Baumann, Rizzoli Electa, New York, 2019, pp. 249-251

Catalog Note:
Examples of this woodcut from the same (First) edition can be found in the permanent collections of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (stamped "93") and Art Institute of Chicago (stamped "29" and inscribed Second Printing). Later (Second) edition was printed with re-cut blocks with Hand-in-Heart watermark and inscribed with RC. An example of this woodcut from the Second edition can be found in the permanent collection of New Mexico Museum of Art (inscribed RC 22-125).

Estimate $4,000-6,000

Sold for $13,750