Happy New Era by Gustave Baumann

Happy New Era by Gustave Baumann

Happy New Era

Gustave Baumann

Title

Happy New Era

 
Artist
Year
1967  
Technique
woodcut printed in green ink 
Image Size
6 1/8 x 3 1/2" image size; 1-3/8 x 3-7/16" address block 
Signature
unsigned 
Edition Size
unknown 
Annotations
 
Reference
Chamberlain 384, illus. p. 565 of In A Modern Rendering; ill. pp. 100 and 104 in Gustave Baumann and Friends Artist Cards from Holidays Past 
Paper
textured, ivory wove ARAK paper 
State
published 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
AB4109 
Price
$250.00 
Description
This card was difficult to decode but Baumann's use of hearts and the mention of a new era finally brought to mind the "Summer of Love" of 1967 and "dawning of the Age of Aquarius." Harmony and understanding were to prevail so perhaps it is time for a return to that era.