Two peasant women (one holding a toddler) are speaking near a gate. A thatch roofed farmhouse in the background, and trees, a rose bush and sunflowers in the right foreground.
Woodcut on wove paper.
Sheet size: 63,5 x 45,6 cm. Image size: 49,7 x 35,2 cm.
Monogrammed P.R in the plate.
Made by ‘Piet Rackwitsz’ after own design. Piet Rackwitsz (Rotterdam 1892-1968 The Hague) was a Dutch etcher, graphic artist, painter and draughtsman. This self-taught artist initially worked in Laren and The Hague, but moved to the US where he was co-founder of the Hollywood Art Institute. After his return to the Netherlands he continued to paint landscapes, but also interiors and city views.
Condition: Good, given age. Some small foxing stains in the margin edges. Pencil annotations (from the framer) in the margin edges. Image clean and crisp. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
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