Medium and Support:
Woodcut printed in blue-green ink on thin Asian wove paper
Print impression quality:
Stage proof two; there are 2 other stage proofs from 2 separate blocks for this print. Stage proof 1 printed in brown (1940.D1.198.1) and stage proof 3 printed in black (1940.D1.198.3); also finished proof (1940.D1.198.4)
Unsigned; inscribed in pencil in unidentified hand: “Block #2”
Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1940
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- Art or practice of foreseeing future events or obtaining secret knowledge through divine sources, omens, or oracles; it is based on the belief that revelations are offered to humans in extrarational forms of knowledge. CCE [November 1994 alternate term added. January 1992 descriptor added.]
- Use for pictorial representations, which may be in various media, that represent scenes or events from everyday life; usually used with another term such as "paintings" or "prints." [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
Gypsy Fortune Teller,
Woodcut printed in blue-green ink on thin Asian wove paper.
405 x 303 mm (15.9 x 11.9 in.).
501 x 391 mm (19.7 x 15.4 in.).
DAC accession number 1940.D1.198.2.
Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1940.
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