Monthly Archives: September 2010

Margaret Kidder

Margaret Kidder (American/CA: 1904 – 1959) was a painter and printmaker, who produced a small but delicately complex body of work in a her short life. At a time when women artists rarely departed from the safe and accepted forms … Continue reading

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Joseph Leboit

Joseph Leboit’s work is a spectrum of observation of the human condition, one end being that of the happiness found in daily human activity; the other searching out the darkness hidden from view. Born in New York City in 1907, … Continue reading

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A Glimpse into Gustave Baumann’s Ephemera

Gustave Baumann’s name is synonymous with color woodcut.  He produced almost two hundred color woodcuts during a career spanning eight decades. Baumann’s masterful techniques evolved over the decades but his roots, his beginnings, were in the commercial art field. The … Continue reading

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William E. Hentschel (1892 – 1962): Rookwood designer, Printmaker

This is a quick blog about a printmaker who developed two separate stencil printmaking techniques and had a career as a designer with Rookwood Pottery in Cincinnati, Ohio. William Ernst Hentschel was born in New York on June 16, 1892. … Continue reading

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Gustave Baumann’s Color Woodcuts

The Annex Galleries is the representative of the Gustave Baumann estate. For the past 14 years, gallery director and co-owner Gala Chamberlain has been working on the catalogue raisonné of Baumann’s color woodcuts. She has gathered information on his early … Continue reading

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