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Fifth Avenue (Flags)

A work made of color woodcut on tan laid paper.

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  • A work made of color woodcut on tan laid paper.

Date:

1917

Artist:

Gustave Baumann
American, 1881-1971

About this artwork

During World War I, Fifth Avenue, decorated with flags as seen here, came to represent America’s home front effort, demonstrating national pride. Baumann spent the winter of 1917–18 in New York City, where he produced three color woodcuts, before moving to Santa Fe the following summer.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Gustave Baumann

Title

Fifth Avenue (Flags)

Origin

United States

Date

1917

Medium

Color woodcut on tan laid paper

Dimensions

337 × 282 mm (image); 424 × 347 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

The William Gold Hibbard Memorial

Reference Number

1923.534

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