Morning at the Weir


Tod Lindenmuth (1885-1956), Morning at the Weir, color woodcut, c. 1930, signed in pencil lower right and titled lower left. In good condition, paper showing through where printed lightly in cream; the full sheet, 14 3/8 x 11, the sheet 18 1/4 x 16 inches.

A fine atmospheric impression.

In the Archives of American Art Lindenmuth’s daughter recalls that she saw this print once, and estimated that it was made in the ’30’s. In all likelihood it was made earlier, when Lindenmuth was active as one of the Provincetown printmakers (a group which included Blanche Lazzell, Agnes Weinrich, and William and Marguerite Zorach, all early American modernists. The print may not have been editioned, and is rarely encountered on the market; we know of only one other impression to appear in the last 20 years.

A weir is a small dam used to raise the level of a river or stream.