House and Garden

House and Garden

1917

Gustave Baumann

(American, born Germany, 1881-1971)

Watercolor over graphite

Support: Antique laid paper (Bergisch Gladbach?)

Image: 23.9 x 28.2 cm (9 7/16 x 11 1/8 in.); Sheet: 29.8 x 32.6 cm (11 3/4 x 12 13/16 in.)

Gift of Ann Baumann 2005.467

Description

Baumann, filled with wanderlust, left Brown County, Indiana, in early 1917 and headed east. He spent the year traveling and working in Wyoming, New York; New York City; Boston; and Provincetown, Massachusetts, where this watercolor was made. Notice how the artist tested colors and made a preliminary sketch of the man pulling the wagon in the upper right margin.

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Department: 
Drawings
Type of artwork: 
Drawing
Credit line: 
Gift of Ann Baumann

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