Artist: Anne Merriman Peck
Info: Anne Peck is a prolific artist known for her woodcuts and book illustrations. She can be found in world renowned museums and collections such as the Smithsonian and the Metropolitan museum of art. These woodcuts are very limited editions of illustrations done for books. Below is a short biography of the artist: Anne Merriman Peck (1884-1976) was a writer, illustrator and artist. She was born in New York and studied in New York and Connecticut. She worked as an artist and illustrator in New York, publishing in Harper’s Magazine. She wrote and illustrated many children’s books. She moved to Tucson in 1948 and taught extension courses for the University of Arizona. She was a founding member of the “261 Gallery” and a director of the Tucson Fine Arts Association. She then wrote books based on Arizona including The March of Arizona History in 1962. She died in Tucson in 1976.
Lot of 4 Woodcut Engravings.
From "Storybook Europe"
- "Naples" signed and dated '29, Limited Edition 2/30
- "Chateau in Touraine", Limited Edition 4/30
- "Tones Bridge", Limited Edition 4/30
- "En Voyage", dated '28, Limited Edition 1/22. The print is matted and taped inside the matte.
Condition: The woodcuts are all in very good antique condition. They were framed and matted at one time and they are taped to the matte as seen in the pictures.
Measurements: The etchings measures approximately 8 1/2" x 5 1/2".
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