Lot 3 of 541:
WPA-era 1938 Wisconsin Artists woodblock Calendar  

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Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
1938 Wisconsin Artists woodblock Calendar

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Place:
Milwaukee

Publisher:
Wisconsin Printmakers

Date:
1938

Description:

Spiral-bound. 9 x 11”, 53pp. Illustrated with wood engraving or linoleum cut on front cover and on each of the calendar pages. Scarce. WorldCat locates only 3 institutional holdings of this issue.

 

A fine collection of WPA-era woodblock art. Established in 1935, Wisconsin Printmakers published its first of three annual calendars the following year, in a limited edition of about 2500 copies. This 1938 calendar, the last issued, was a more elaborate format, with contributions from 38 Wisconsin artists “whose work in oil water color, and the crafts is known locally and outside the state” 

The artists represented included Hulda Rotier Fischer, Clarnece Hackett, Harold Wescott, Samuel Gansheroff, Helen Johann, Robert von Neumann, Aaron Shansky, Joe Friebert, Howard Thomas, Catherine Rice, Marie Senf Borchardt, Lowell Lee, Bernice Hicks, Donna Miller, Winifred Phillips, Barbara Warren, Gerhard Bakker, Elizabeth McCain, Schomer Lichtner, Ila May Lee, Willi Anders, Gerrit Sinclair, Agnes Jessen, Clarice George Logan, Elsa Ulbricht, Helmut Summ, Alexander Tillotson, Roderick Johnson, Mitzi Bleck, Donald Weismann, Fred Logan, Betsy Ritz, Stella Harlos, Alfred Sessler, Doris Cox, Dewey Foss, Gerhard Bakker and Burton Potterveld,


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Condition:
Very good.


 
Item number:
271719
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