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Plate I, from 1917 Packard Twin-Six Calendar

A work made of color woodcut on cream card.

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  • A work made of color woodcut on cream card.

Date:

1916

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.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Gustave Baumann

Title

Plate I, from 1917 Packard Twin-Six Calendar

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

1916

Medium

Color woodcut on cream card

Dimensions

Primary image: 20.5 × 20 cm (8 1/8 × 7 7/8 in.); Sheet: 34.7 × 24.5 cm (13 11/16 × 9 11/16 in.)

Credit Line

The William Gold Hibbard Memorial

Reference Number

1923.448.1

Extended information about this artwork

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