The Ridge Road, 1916

  • Gustave Baumann, American, 1881-1971

Woodcut printed in tan, blue, and dark pink ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Image: 11 × 9 7/8 inches (27.9 × 25.1 cm) Sheet: 15 5/8 × 13 inches (39.7 × 33 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase

20.49.6

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Woodcut (process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Trees
  • Road
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Woodcut (print)
  • United states

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in pencil, lower right: GB

Watermark: [illegible] (GLADBACH ?)

Inscribed, in pencil, bottom left margin: No=18

Provenance

1920-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Chamberlain, Gala, ed. In a Modern Rendering: The Color Woodcuts of Gustave Baumann, A Catalogue Raisonné. New York, 2019, pp. 112, 220-221, 583, cat. 59 [image is for an impression from the New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe].

Rights Status

Gustave Baumann, The Ridge Road, 1916, woodcut printed in tan, blue, and dark pink ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 20.49.6.