Mabel A. Hewit (American, 1903-1984)
color woodcut, Sheet: 37.50 x 23.00 cm (14 3/4 x 9 inches); Image: 20.50 x 14.50 cm (8 1/16 x 5 11/16 inches). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Jurey in memory of Mabel A. Hewit 2004.187
Santo TomĂˇs Chichicastenango, a mountain town at an altitude of 6,447 feet, is 87 miles northwest of Guatemala City and is the commercial center of the QuichĂ© region. Known for its traditional Kâ€™icheâ€™ Maya culture, it is the site of a large market where vendors sell everything from animals and
tools to handicrafts and flowers--a colorful outdoor spectacle that attracts natives and tourists alike.
CMA, June 26, 2010 - October 24, 2010: "Midwest Modern: The Color Woodcuts of Mabel Hewit," exhibited in the Prints and Drawings Exhibition gallery.
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