Support: Japanese heavy wove tissue
Sheet: 43.6 x 33.3 cm (17 3/16 x 13 1/8 in.); Image: 28.3 x 22 cm (11 1/8 x 8 11/16 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Jurey in memory of Mabel A. Hewit 2004.182
© Mabel A. Hewit
Hewit was a master of the white-line color woodcut. In this technique grooves are carefully cut into a block of wood, creating divisions between raised areas, which are then inked in different colors and printed on white paper. In 2010, the museum celebrated a substantial gift of the artist's work by producing a solo exhibition and catalogue, Midwest Modern: The Color Woodcuts of Mabel Hewit.
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