Mission San Xavier del Bac

Mission San Xavier del Bac

c. 1923

Gustave Baumann

(American, born Germany, 1881-1971)

Tempera over graphite on brown paper

Image: 19.1 x 20.1 cm (7 1/2 x 7 15/16 in.); with borders: 23.6 x 23 cm (9 5/16 x 9 1/16 in.); Sheet: 28.1 x 29.2 cm (11 1/16 x 11 1/2 in.)

Gift of Ann Baumann 2005.458



San Xavier del Bac, in Tucson, Arizona, was founded as a Spanish Roman Catholic mission in 1692. The current church was constructed of stone and bricks between 1783 and 1797 in a Baroque architectural style. Baumann never made a print of the subject, only this tempera.

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Gift of Ann Baumann

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