Mar 4, 2010

The Trash Barrel

The Trash Barrel

c. 1936

Mabel A. Hewit

(American, 1903–1984)

Color woodcut

Sheet: 33.9 x 46.5 cm (13 3/8 x 18 5/16 in.); Image: 23.7 x 31.2 cm (9 5/16 x 12 5/16 in.)

Gift of The Print Club of Cleveland 1936.368



Hewit occasionally superimposed different hues, placing darker tones over lighter tones to achieve subtle combinations, seen here in the sky in The Trash Barrel. The first work by Hewit to enter the collection, The Trash Barrel was purchased from the May Show by the Print Club in 1936. The club added Hewit’s lithograph Backyard Fences in 1938, also acquired from that year’s May Show.

See also
PR - Woodcut
Type of artwork: 
Color woodcut

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