Mending the Seine by Gustave Baumann

Mending the Seine by Gustave Baumann

Mending the Seine

Gustave Baumann

Title

Mending the Seine

 
Artist
Year
1917 /1918 
Technique
color woodcut 
Image Size
9 5/8 x 11 3/8" image 
Signature
signed in green ink in lower right 
Edition Size
no 23/100 
Annotations
titled, dated 1918, and editioned in green ink 
Reference
Chamberlain 55; Baumann 26. This impression is illustrated on page 213 of In A Modern Rendering The Color Woodcuts of Gustave Baumann. 
Paper
cream Zanders laid with Bergisch Gladbach watermark 
State
published 
Publisher
 
Inventory ID
AB3057 
Price
$18,000.00 
Description
This impression is used in the catalogue raisonne In a Modern Rendering: The Color Woodcuts of Gustave Baumann to illustrate the first edition. In the notes on this print, Chamberlain quotes from Baumann on page 314 reads: "My first intrduction to an Artist's Colony was in Provincetown during the first was where the artists had settled for the duration...I often wonder what it is that should be more interesting to the artists, the picture of the painting he makes or the material he makes it of. Should he herd in colonies where subject matter is soon worn threadbare or should he stay in his studio, put his mind on the psychiatrist's couch, and make careful notes of what is revealed there."