1920 Wood Engraving Rockwell Kent Art Father Son Saw Cutting Wood XDA7
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This is an original 1920 black and white wood engraving of what appears to be a father and son sawing wood together.
This 91+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging in margins. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the verso.
Product Type: Original Engraving; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 6.25 x 4.5 inches; 16 x 11 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
This piece was illustrated by Kent, Rockwell. There is no visible artist signature.
Rockwell Kent (1882-1971)
A transcendentalist, Kent drew inspiration from nature and natural elements. His illustrations in the then-obscure novel Moby Dick made it increasingly popular, driving it to become the classic that it is today. During and after the Second World War, Kent was involved in the political scene, preferring to be pro-Soviet friendship and anti-nuclear warfare. He donated many of his works to the Soviet Union and became an honorary member of the Soviet Academy of Fine Arts. He was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize in 1967, and chose to donate the prize money to the women and children of north and south Vietnam.