✨ Paul Oscar Droege (1898 - 1983) Hamburg, Germany - Alter Baum in Sommerwiese, Farbholzschnitt, handsigniert, 29 x 40 cm ::: Droege studierte a.d. Kunstakademie des Großherzogs von Hessen in Darmstadt & an der Düsseldorfer Akademie. Leopold von Kalckreuth brachte ihn dem Farbholzschnitt näher. Droege arbeitete auch Ölbilder und Aquarelle; man findet seine Werke in Heikendorf im Museum; er gehörte er eine Zeitlang zu der dortigen Künstlerkolonie an. ::: Colour/Color woodcut
Serenity, 1928 by Frances Hammell Gearhart (b. 1869-1958), Californian artist (occasionally taught by Charles H. Woodbury) known for her colour woodcuts of the Sierras, the Pacific Coast, and the area around Big Bear Lake. She described sentinel trees, groves of eucalyptus, pines, oaks and Monterey cypress as well as valleys and canyons. http://www.francesgearhart.com/ Tags: Helen Elstone, Distance, Trees, Grass, River
Frances Hammell Gearhart (1869-1958) Away & Beyond, 1927 Woodcut in colors on Japanese paper, signed in pencil and titled, with margins, framed. 9 1/8 x 9 7/8in sheet 10 3/8 X 12 1/8in Sold for US$ 4,750 inc. premium
From the Easel of Barbara Jaenicke "Suburban Respite" was painted for a private class recently. Separating the busy green foliage from foreground to background was the challenge of the day. Carefully controlling the warm and cool hues was key, since the values from foreground to background were very similar.