An appreciation for the arts defines every great culture
Linocut • 4 7/8 x 6 1/2 in.; sheet size 10 x 13 in.
Printed edition of 250 • not numbered
Plate #34 for the Print-a-Month Series, Cleveland, Ohio
Signed in pencil by the artist • September, 1934
This print is included the permanent collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art
Framed • $150
About the artist: Walter Dubois Richards (American 1907 – 2006) was an American illustrator who had roots in Ohio and was a force during the golden age of classic illustration. His works were published over seven decades from the mid-1920s to 1987.
He was exhibited widely, including at the Art Institute of Chicago, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Cleveland Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, National Academy of Design, New York Historical Society, Ohio Printmakers, Pennsylvania Museum of Art, Philadelphia Print Club, Royal Society of Painters/Printmakers, Smithsonian Institution, The American Watercolor Society, The Society of Illustrators, The White House, and Whitney Museum of American Art.
Public collections that include his work include the Cleveland Museum of Art, Department of National Parks, William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, Lyndon B. Johnson Library and Museum, New Britain Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, U.S. Military Academy Museum, The Pentagon, Worcester Art Museum, and Yale University Museum