Homesteader (three vignettes - each individually titled in block) by William Henry Traher

Homesteader (three vignettes - each individually titled in block) by William Henry Traher

Homesteader (three vignettes - each individually titled in block)

William Henry Traher

Title

Homesteader (three vignettes - each individually titled in block)

 
Artist

William Henry Traher

  1908 - 1984
Year
1937  
Technique
color block print - WPA 
Image Size
11 15/16 x 17 1/16" image size 
Signature
name carved in block, upper right corner 
Edition Size
about 25 impressions 
Annotations
Each panel titled in the block; left to right: "Garden Near the Gold Diggings 1:59 / Agriculture - Historic Colorado / State Historical Society of Colorado"; "Irrigation by Direct Canal 1:59 / Farms Along the River-Bottom"; "A Squatter's Sod Dugout / Desi 
Reference
GSA p. 298, Newark Museum FA1039 & GSA p. 378, Philadelphia Museum of Art, FA15131 
Paper
Warren's Oldestyle wove 
State
published 
Publisher
WPA and Colorado State Historical Society 
Inventory ID
LIBU115 
Price
SOLD
Description
From a portfolio of color woodcuts published by the WPA and Colorado State Historical Museum and Society. Included in the portfolio were twelve artists' depictions of industry and history in Colorado. The blocks were designed and drawn by the artists and were printed by William Traher and Harold Keeler.