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Spring Freshet, 1916

  • Gustave Baumann, American, 1881-1971

Woodcut printed in color ink on laid paper

  • Image: 11 × 9 7/8 inches (27.9 × 25.1 cm) Sheet: 17 3/8 × 13 5/8 inches (44.1 × 34.6 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase

20.52

Signed, in pencil, lower right: Gustave [stamp] Baumann

Stamp, in the center of the signature: [violet-blue, heartshaped, containing a spiral from which five vertical lines rise] Watermark: [illegible] (GLADBACH)?

Inscribed, in pencil, lower left: Spring Freshet Inscribed, in green ink, lower center: no 41/100

Bulletin of the DIA 2, 2 (1990): pp. 14-17 (ill.). Chamberlain, Gala, ed. In a Modern Rendering: The Color Woodcuts of Gustave Baumann, A Catalogue Raisonné. New York, 2019, pp. 108, 112, 119, 179-180, 581, cat. 38.

Gustave Baumann, Spring Freshet, 1916, woodcut printed in color ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 20.52.