Lot 41 of 196:
Henry Evans California Native Wildflowers  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$2,160
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
California Native Wildflowers

Author:
Evans, Henry

Place:
San Francisco

Publisher:
Printed for the Subscribers

Date:
[1985]

Description:

Letterpress foreword, introduction, and indices. 40 color linocut prints, each with letterpress description leaf, plus color linocut on title. All prints are signed by the artist in pencil, titled, dated and numbered (dates and limitations vary). (Folio) 20x13", loose as issued in linen portfolio. One of 50 copies, printed for subscribers only.

Beautiful series of Henry Evans' linocuts. Henry Evans (1918-1990) was one of California's best-loved botanical printmakers. His work has been exhibited by the National Arboretum in Washington, The Royal Horticultural Society in London, the Field Museum in Chicago, the Smithsonian Institution, the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, and others.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Portfolio with some light wear and soiling, dampstain to case, contents not affected; crease to initial blank leaf; prints fine impressions, vividly colored.


 
Item number:
259901
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