Gustave Baumann (American, 1881-1971) Cottonwoods, 1931 color woodcut on Zanders laid paper signed and titled in graphite and with the artist's Hand-in-Heart watermark lower margin; inscribed 17-120 lower right, and AB377 verso lower left 10 1/2" x 9 3/8"
Provenance: Annex Galleries, Santa Rosa, California, 13 May 2003 The Estate of Nina and Jack Stillinger, Urbana, Illinois
Literature: Chamberlain, Gala, In a Modern Rendering: The Color Woodcuts of Gustave Baumann, Rizzoli Electa, New York, 2019, pp. 340-341
Catalog Note: An example of this woodcut from the same (Second) edition can be found in the collection of the Baumann estate (inscribed 21-120). An example of this woodcut from the earlier (First) edition can be found in the permanent collection of the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields (inscribed no 19 of 120). The First edition was printed in six colors compared to three in the Second edition.