Erosion, Punta Baja by Edgar Dorsey Taylor

Erosion, Punta Baja by Edgar Dorsey Taylor

Erosion, Punta Baja

Edgar Dorsey Taylor

Title

Erosion, Punta Baja

 
Artist
Year
1969  
Technique
woodcut 
Image Size
15 1/4 x 20 7/8" image 
Signature
pencil, lower right 
Edition Size
proof, edition not stated 
Annotations
Hand Printed Proof / First State 
Reference
"Baja California Woodcuts" Plantin Press 1969 #25 
Paper
hosho paper 
State
first 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
8349 
Price
$400.00 
Description
This print from is a first state proof from the portfolio "Baja California Woodcuts" a book of the same title illustrating this series was published by Plantin Press in L.A. in 1969. "Erosion, Punta Baja" is print number 23 from the series of 50. Taylor commented on this work: "This was a moment in time, on the west coast, that I associate with cold, hard winds swirling up an arroyo and with the taste of succulent lobster boiled in sea water, the sun setting amidst stark contrasts of eroded land."