Wuanita Smith prints for sale

American, 1866-1959

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Christmas Rose -  SMITH

Christmas Rose
White line woodcut printed in colors, undated (probably 19, small edition. 12 x 6 1/2 in. Signed and titled in pencil. A fine impression in fine condition. Full margins; with the tack holes on the right side of the paper where attached to the woodblock for printing. This Philadelphia area artist produced several exceptional block prints done in the tradition of the Provincetown printers.

Young Owls -  SMITH

Young Owls
White line woodcut with additional hand coloring and embossing, circa 1925-50, edition unknown. 10 7/8 x 7 1/4 in. Signed and titled in pencil. Here we have a fine impression with full margins. The colors are fresh. The condition is fine apart from a few subtle wrinkles in the lower margin from the printing process. Born in Philadelphia, Smith studied at the Drexel Institute and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and later at the Art Students League in New York. She was a founding member of the American Color print Society along with Mary Mullineux. She exhibited in Provincetown in the 1920s and 1930s and maintained a studio in Nantucket during this era. Smith's work is included in Provincetown Printers, A Woodcut Tradition by Janet Flint (1983), page 46.

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