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Creator Name: Rist, Louis G.
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1888 - 1959
Creator Name-CRT: Louis G. Rist
Title: Three Red Roses
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1942
Creation End Date: 1942
Creation Date: 1942
Object Type: Prints
Materials and Techniques: color woodcut printed from 10 blocks
Dimensions: Sheet: 30cm x 24.9cm, Image: 26.5cm x 21.3cm
Inscriptions: titled: Three Red Roses, signed Luigi Rist, and dated 42 in graphite below image
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1999.94
Credit Line: John L. Severance Fund
Context: Between the 1930s and the 1950s Rist produced only 40 known prints---beautiful examples of the delicacy and fine color gradations possible with woodcut. Unlike other American artists of the period, Rist was not interested in abstraction or in scenes of urban or rural life. He preferred to depict realistic still lifes, exquisitely printed from numerous blocks. Ten blocks were used for Three Red Roses.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1999.94
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art
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