Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

wood block for "Among the Moraines"
  • Arthur Wesley Dow
    1857–1922
    born: Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • wood block for "Among the Moraines", circa 1893–1895
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pine wood block
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 185 x 255 x 20 mm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 1/4 x 10 1/16 x 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1999.0211
Description

Hand carved woodblock divided into two discreet registers for one color print process. Landscape image, involving clouds and road with soft berms. Kento registration guides carved for each top right corner and bottom right edges.