156 x 198 mm (6.1 x 7.8 in.)
Medium and Support:
Lithograph on wove paper
Print impression quality:
from set of seven illustrations The Return of the Weed
Number 1 from edition of 36, possibly reduced in process to an edition of 24 (this impression is inscribed “1/36” but according to Meigs the edition was 24, and a reported impression not at the DAC is inscribed “6/24”) of the set of seven illustrations for Paul Horgan’s The Return of the Weed, before the book edition of 350, unsigned. The book was published in New York, 1936.
Signed in pencil, lower right: “To Paul the true begetter of this series. P.H.”; signed on stone, lower right: “P.H.”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks:
Gift of the artist to Paul Horgan
John Meigs, ed.,with an introduction by Andrew Wyeth, Peter Hurd: The Lithographs (Lubbock, TX: Baker Gallery Press, 1968), plate 22.
Gift of Paul Horgan (Professor Emeritus and Author in Residence, 1971–1995), 1981