Lot 3: WPA-era 1938 Wisconsin Artists woodblock Calendar

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-07-19 13:44:51

Lot 3

Author: N/A; Title: 1938 Wisconsin Artists woodblock Calendar; Place Published: Milwaukee; Publisher: Wisconsin Printmakers ; Date Published: 1938; Description: Spiral-bound. 9 x 11", 53pp. Illustrated with wood engraving or linoleum cut on front cover and on each of the calendar pages. Scarce. WorldCat locates only 3 institutional holdings of this issue. A fine collection of WPA-era woodblock art. Established in 1935, Wisconsin Printmakers published its first of three annual calendars the following year, in a limited edition of about 2500 copies. This 1938 calendar, the last issued, was a more elaborate format, with contributions from 38 Wisconsin artists "whose work in oil water color, and the crafts is known locally and outside the state" Complete description available. Please contact pba@pbagalleries.com for more information. Condition: Very good.

Estimate: $400-600

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