Self Portrait by Fred G. Becker

Self Portrait by Fred G. Becker

Self Portrait

Fred G. Becker

Title

Self Portrait

 
Artist

Fred G. Becker

  1913 - 2004 (biography)
Year
1984  
Technique
wood engraving 
Image Size
8 x 6" image 
Signature
pencil, lower right 
Edition Size
250 
Annotations
 
Reference
Face to FAce: 12 Contemporary American Artists Interpret Themselves 
Paper
slick cream wove paper 
State
published 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
FRBE122 
Price
$500.00 
Description
Fred Becker did this self portrait in 1984, when he was 71 years old. It was done for inclusion in the portfolio "Face to FAce: 12 Contemporary American Artists Interpret Themselves" which was dedicated to wood engraver Lynd Ward. The portfolio was done in 1985 and was published by Penmaen Press. It included an introduction and a print by Leonard Baskin plus prints by: Coughlin, DePol, Eichenberg, Gloeckler, Grashow, Jaidinger, Martin, McCurdy, Moser, Tyler, Ward and Waters. There is another impression of this print in the collection of the British Museum.