Gustave Baumann (1881 - 1971), Rain, 1938, color woodcut, 8 x 8 in. Collection of the New Mexico Museum of Art. Museum purchase with funds raised by the School of American Research, 1952 (945.23G) Photograph by Blair Clark © New Mexico Museum of Art.
Playing cards from the 1950s.
Gustave Baumann is one of New Mexico’s most treasured artists, known widely for his woodblock prints of Southwestern landscapes and traditions.
The New Mexico Museum of Art has a comprehensive collection of Gustave Baumann’s work which includes prints, drawings, paintings, studies, furniture, and the eclectic menagerie of marionettes used to entertain generations of New Mexicans both young and old. Spotlight on Gustave Baumann opens February 1, 2014.