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The Signs of the Zodiac

1974
Hellmuth Weissenborn (German, 1898–1982)


Dimensions

Sheet: 50.7 x 33.2 cm (19 15/16 x 13 1/16 in.) Image (12 wood engravings each one): 3.7 x 5 cm (1 7/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.490

Medium or Technique

Wood engravings printed in red

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

12 wood engravings printed in red on one sheet of buff paper with letterpress inscription

Inscription

Letterpress in image: The Signes of the Zodiac / wood engravings by Hellmuth Weissenborn / One hundred copies printed by The Whittington Press, Manor Farm, Andoversford, Gloucestershire, May 1974

Provenance

From the artist to his granddaughter, Odile Weissenborn; her gift to the MFA, 27 June 2007.

Credit Line

Gift of Odile Weissenborn in honor of Dr. Luisa Stigol