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Provincetown Players

Provincetown Players

c. 1916

Marguerite Zorach

(American, 1876-1959)

Linoleum cut

Support: Lightweight machine-made paper

Sheet: 27.4 x 41.5 cm (10 13/16 x 16 5/16 in.); Image: 20 x 29.5 cm (7 7/8 x 11 5/8 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 2001.139

Edition: 25 or fewer

Description

Following the outbreak of World War I in Europe, many American artists living in Paris returned to the United States, including Mildred McMillen, Mauguerite Zorach, and Edna Boies Hopkins. By the summer of 1915 they were living or summering in Provincetown, Massachusetts, which became a mecca for artists, especially those making woodcuts. Influenced by the exceedingly popular Japanese color woodcuts, Ukiyo-e prints, some artists, like Hopkins, even went to Japan to learn the techniques. These four prints will be added to a small group illustrating the revival of the woodcut in America in the 1910s.

See also
Collection: 
PR - Linocut
Department: 
Prints
Type of artwork: 
Print
Medium: 
Linoleum cut

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