Title JULY (Original Woodcut Print by Gustave Baumann. )
Seller ID 6671
This is a print (not a book) by Gustave Baumann. This woodcut was published in 1912 in conjunction with a book featuring the twelve months of the year accompanied by poems of James Whitcomb Riley. This is the single woodcut depicting the month of July. The printed poem is included. This image is of six young boys standing under a flowering tree. Five are playing instruments - possibly all brass. There are homes in the background with fences and trees. There is a border design beyond the printed border at the top corners and abbreviated on the bottom corners. The Baumann monogram is on the lower right. The colors are a soft orange, brown, grey, blue-grey. The image with the border is 7 7/8" high and 6 1/4" wide. This print has been matted in archival materials. The print is hinged at the top; it is not glued down. The matboard may be opened to examine the paper of the margins. The dimensions of the paper are 10 3/8" high x 8 1/2" wide. The paper has a touch of foxing on the right and lower edge. The outside matboard dimensions are 14" x 11" which is a standard frame size. (Frame not included) . The matboard was selected to complement/match the tone of the paper. The print will be mailed with ample protective material. ; .
Art Gustave Baumann James Whitcomb Riley Woodcut Print Poetry