Current Inventory by Gustave Baumann

Summer Rain

Artist: Gustave Baumann

  Gustave Baumann (1881-1971) Summer Rain––1926, Color Woodcut. From the edition of 50 printed in 1956. Signed, titled, numberedRC 20-50and dated56in pencil; with the artists hand-in-heart chop. Image size 9 3/8 x 11 1/8 inches (238 x 283 mm); sheet size 14 x 16 inches (356 x 406 mm). A fine impresson, with strong, fresh colors, on oatmeal wove paper; with wide margins (2 to 2 1/2 inches), in excellent condition. Collections: Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Museum of Texas Tech University, New Mexico Museum of Art. $16,000.

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El Velorio

Artist: Gustave Baumann
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  Gustave Baumann (1881-1971), El Velorio, color woodcut, 1927, signed, titled and numbered in pencil lower margin. Acton 46, Baumann 86.  In very good condition, the full sheet, 8 1/8 x 8 1/4, the sheet 14 3/8 x 13 1/4 inches. A fine impression, the colors fresh.  Printed on a cream/tan laid paper with the Hand in Heart watermark. In this striking composition Baumann shows a woman, entirely covered, in a ceremonial rite in a nearly bare setting before a number of candles representing the dead.

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