Apr 25, 2006

Desert Rock Garden

Desert Rock Garden

1951, printed 1967

Gustave Baumann

(American, born Germany, 1881–1971)

Color woodcut with aluminum leaf

Support: Zerkaff butten paper

Image: 25.2 x 38.3 cm (9 15/16 x 15 1/16 in.); Sheet: 36.6 x 45.9 cm (14 7/16 x 18 1/16 in.)

Gift of Ann Baumann 2005.414

Catalogue raisonné: Chamberlain 185



Shifting, glistening gypsum dunes, some as much as 40 feet high, are located in the Tularosa Basin, part of the White Sands National Monument near Alamogordo, New Mexico. Baumann mischievously placed Camel Rock, a legendary formation located between Taos and Santa Fe, among the unusual shapes he found in the Tularosa Basin.

See also
PR - Woodcut
Type of artwork: 
Credit line: 
Gift of Ann Baumann

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