Sunday, September 16th 2018 @ 8:06pm EDT
Robert Whitmore (Ohio; 1890-1979)
Paraschute Soldier, early 20th century
Three woodblocks on paper
Woodblock Paraschute Soldier is signed and titled to verso
Artist’s estate stamps to the verso
A grouping of three woodblocks on paper including the title Paraschute Soldier by listed artist Robert Whitmore (Ohio; 1890-1979), dated early 20th century. The prints feature delicate and thin delineations portrayed with high contrasting features. The piece Paraschute Soldier is signed and titled to the verso. The remaining works are unsigned and include the artist’s estate stamp to the verso. This pieces are 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.
- to fair; tears, irregularities, wear, stains, creases, foxing and toning throughout the margins os paper.
5.5" W x 6.75" H x 0.001" D
- measures the larger sheet Paraschute Soldier; plate size 2.5" W x 1.75" H; measures the smaller sheet 4.25" W x 5.5" H; plate size 3" W x 4" H.