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Chow- - 1937/38, Color Carborundum Mezzotint.
Edition 25. Signed and titled in pencil, in the artist’s hand. Annotated ap and COLOR CORBORUNDUM PRINT PROCESS INVENTED BY THIS ARTIST WORKING ON PHILADELPHIA WPA ART PROJECT 1938 in the bottom margin.
Image size 9 13/16 x 7 7/8 inches (249 x 200 mm); sheet size 13 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches (346 x 248 mm).
A fine impression, with fresh colors, on cream wove paper, with full margins (3/4 to 1 7/8 inches); in excellent condition. Very scarce.
Created for the Philadelphia WPA. The color carborundum printmaking process was co-invented by Hubert Mesibov, Dox Thrash, and Michael Gallager.