Nov 10, 2009

The Painter and His Model

The Painter and His Model


Linoleum cut

Support: Arches wove paper

Sheet: 62.1 x 75.3 cm (24 7/16 x 29 5/8 in.); Image: 52.8 x 63.8 cm (20 13/16 x 25 1/8 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 2001.136

Catalogue raisonné: Bloch I.252.1194; Baer V.535.1357 A/C

Edition: one of two or three 'épreuve d'essai' . Edition: 160+35 artist's proofs



The Painter and His Model exemplifies the basic advantage of linoleum cutting: the soft material makes it easy to produce a continuous, fluid line. The image was cut from the block, the surface was inked in black, and it was printed on white paper.

See also
PR - Linocut
Type of artwork: 
Linoleum cut

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