The Le Conte Oak by William Seltzer Rice

The Le Conte Oak by William Seltzer Rice

The Le Conte Oak

William Seltzer Rice

Title

The Le Conte Oak

 
Artist
Year
c. 1945  
Technique
drypoint 
Image Size
9 1/2 x 7" platemark 
Signature
pencil, lower right 
Edition Size
about 15 
Annotations
titled in pencil, lower left 
Reference
ECt1 
Paper
ivory wove 
State
published 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
RRT232 
Price
$700.00 
Description
The le Conte Oak was on the of most majestic trees on the campus at UC Berkeley. It was dedicated to brothers John and Joseph LeConte, professors of physics and geology. A windstorm in 1939 felled the oak but the plaque remains.