The Work of Gustave Baumann

A work made of color woodcuts and letterpress in black ink on ivory wove paper, bound into pamphlet.

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  • A work made of color woodcuts and letterpress in black ink on ivory wove paper, bound into pamphlet.

Date:

n.d.

Artist:

Gustave Baumann
American, 1881-1971

About this artwork

During his lifetime Baumann created a wide variety of printed ephemera, including Christmas cards, calendars, marriage announcements, booklets, and stationery. Here, one of Baumann’s foremost utilitarian objects is the 1917 calendar he produced on commission for the Packard Motor Car Company. Baumann’s work demonstrates his ability to create art objects from everyday household items, melding art with design and aesthetics with functionality.

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Artist

Gustave Baumann

Title

The Work of Gustave Baumann

Origin

United States

Date

1901–1923

Medium

Color woodcuts and letterpress in black ink on ivory wove paper, bound into pamphlet

Dimensions

329 x 250 mm (closed); 329 x 499 mm (open)

Credit Line

The William Gold Hibbard Memorial

Reference Number

1923.447

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