Mar 30, 2022
Mar 30, 2022

Dragon and Orchard

Dragon and Orchard

c. 1908

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Arthur Wesley Dow

(American, 1857–1922)

Wood block

Support: Pine wood

Overall: 25.5 x 18.7 x 2.1 cm (10 1/16 x 7 3/8 x 13/16 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1999.325.1

Catalogue raisonné: Acton and Goddu 39

Location

Description

Dow carved these blocks, two of them on both sides, for Dragon and Orchard. Influenced by his own cyanotypes (an early photographic process that produced blue images), he printed this impression, a nocturnal version, in ten shades of blue.

See also
Collection: 
PR - Apparatus
Department: 
Prints
Type of artwork: 
Woodblock
Medium: 
Wood block

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