Photo Credit: photo: M. Cook
Bookmark (persistent url): https://dac-collection.wesleyan.edu/objects-1/info/7413
156 x 198 mm (6.1 x 7.8 in.)
Peter Hurd, American, (1904–1984)
Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Lithograph on wove paper
Print impression quality: Excellent
Series: from set of seven illustrations The Return of the Weed
Edition: 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.
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower right: “To Paul the true begetter of this series. P.H.”; signed on stone, lower right: “P.H.”
Marks: Watermark: GERMANY
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Gift of the artist to Paul Horgan
Bibliography: John Meigs, ed.,with an introduction by Andrew Wyeth, Peter Hurd: The Lithographs (Lubbock, TX: Baker Gallery Press, 1968), plate 22.
Credit Line: Gift of Paul Horgan (Professor Emeritus and Author in Residence, 1971–1995), 1981
Accession Number: 1981.17.10
Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keywordThis object has the following keywords:
- landscapes (representations) - Use for creative works that depict outdoor scenes where the picture is dominated by the configuration, visual and aesthetic, of the land, bodies of water, and natural elements. When the ocean or other large body of water dominates the picture, use "seascapes." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer "views" or "topographical views." For actual areas of land having certain notable characteristics, use "landscapes (environments)." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added. April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "landscapes"; alternate term changed, was 'landscape'.]
- night scenes
- Western United States - TGN 4011500 (general region): Typically refers to states West of the Rocky Mountains (New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Arizona, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California) and Texas. The term may also sometimes include the states above Texas (North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma).
- image Dimensions: 156 x 198 mm (6.1 x 7.8 in.)
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