Lot 91: Henry Evans California Native Wildflowers
3rd November 2016
Author: Evans, Henry; Title: California Native Wildflowers; Place Published: San Francisco; Publisher: Printed for the Subscribers; Date Published: ; Description: Letterpress foreword, introduction, and indices. 40 color linocut prints, each with letterpress description leaf, plus color linocut on title. All prints are signed by the artist in pencil, titled, dated and numbered (dates and limitations vary). (Folio) 20x13", loose as issued in linen portfolio. One of 50 copies, printed for subscribers only.Beautiful series of Henry Evans' linocuts. Henry Evans (1918-1990) was one of California's best-loved botanical printmakers. His work has been exhibited by the National Arboretum in Washington, The Royal Horticultural Society in London, the Field Museum in Chicago, the Smithsonian Institution, the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, and others. Condition: A bit of spotting to outer chemise, contents fine, colors vivid.
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