1926 Art Deco woodengraving
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Product Code: 090725-2
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Howard McCormick; 1875-1943, American painter, muralist, wood engraver, and illustrator, Howard became best known for his museum murals depicting Southwest Indians. He was born in Hillsboro, Indiana and attended public schools in Newcastle and Indianapolis. He took art studies at the Indianapolis School of Art with William Forsyth, the New York School with William Merritt Chase, and in 1895 at the Academie Julian in Paris with Jean Paul Laurens. He was a member of the American National Academy and exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1913 and the Salons of America in 1934.
This fine engraving is bright, and unfaded with excellent detail in black ink. The image size measuring approximately 23 cms. x 31 cms. (9 x 12 ins.) on a fine japon paper sheet size of 26 cms. x 34 cms. (10¼ x 13¼ ins.)
Signed and dated 1926 in pencil by the artist in the lower margin.
The condition of the image is excellent and the sheet is good, with some light foxing, wrinkling and handling marks condusive with age.