Robert Whitmore (Ohio; 1890-1979)
Untitled, early 20th century
Two woodblocks on paper
Artist’s estate stamps to the verso
A pair of woodblocks on paper by listed artist Robert Whitmore (Ohio; 1890-1979). The works depict a nocturnal barn scene and a rustic architectural landscape comprised of gestural delineations and contrasting lighting. The artist’s estate stamp is present to the versos. This pieces are unsigned and presented unframed.
Robert H. Whitmore was a painter, printmaker and draughtsman born in Dayton, Ohio on February 22, 1890. Whitmore studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Cincinnati Art Academy, deriving his impressionistic style from the artistic movement of the time. Whitmore preferred to work directly from nature, believing that it produced an honest interpretation of the world around us. In the 1920s, Whitmore began teaching at the Dayton Art Institute before settling into a position at Antioch College for thirty years.
- minor irregularities and corner wear along the edges of papers; minor toning and negligible stains throughout the margins of prints.
- measures the larger item; printed image size 8" W x 10" H; measures smaller item 8.5" W x 11" H; printed image measures 7.5" W x 8.25" H.