Raymer Society Consignment Art Auction

Whittemore, Margaret - color woodcut, good condition

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Start price: $50

Estimated price: $100 - $500

Buyer's premium: 10%

This original color woodcut print by (signed) Margaret Whittemore (1897-1983) titled "Last Chance Store-Council Grove" measures 7.5×7, is in good condition, some of the image is matted over. Total dimensions are 13.5×16.5×1. It’s pencil signed "Margaret Whittemore" in the lower right and titled in the lower left, signature is partly matted over. Whittemore was born September 7, 1897, in Topeka, Kansas, Margaret Whittemore was the daughter of Luther D. Whittemore, a professor of Latin and education at Washburn University, and Frances Davis Whittemore, director of its art department. She earned a degree in 1919 from Washburn University, and studied graphic arts at the Art Institute of Chicago and Taos Art Colony in New Mexico. She developed a reputation as a writer, graphic artist, illustrator, and block printer. Whittemore worked as an artist in the Works Progress Administration museum extension program and created a series of prints depicting Kansas landmarks. She was a member of the Prairie Print Makers, formed in 1930 in Lindsborg, at the studio of artist Birger Sandzen.

Condition: good condition, some of image has been matted over

Weight: 1.6 lb