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Basket Woman
1964 Woodcut



Hope Meryman

This 1964 woodcut on paper print of a Portugal woman with baskets on her head entitled, Basket Woman is by New York artist and illustrator Hope Brooks Meryman (1931-1975). Meryman was a master at capturing the feeling of a moment in large-scale woodblocks. Meryman traveled extensively in Europe, creating large landscapes and vignettes of her travels. Much of her work features scenes of New York. She studied extensively with Antonio Frasconi, John Groth, Seong Moy and George Grosz.

Woodcut on Paper
41.5"x29.5" framed, 20"x33" unframed

Framed in a vintage wood frame with a distressed green finish and an intricate carved outer and inner gold lip using warm white archival matting behind clear conservation glass.