Leaf, Ruth. LAKE VIEW. Etching in colors, not dated. Titled, signed and numbered 6/175 in pencil in the margin just below the image. 17 1/2 x 23 3/4 inches, 444 x 603 mm. (plate); 22 x 29 3/4 x 22 inches, 558 x 755 mm. (sheet). In excellent condition. Ruth Leaf, American, born 1923, is the author of "Etching, Engraving and Other Intaglio Printmaking Techniques, and has had her work exhibited in numerous shows throughout the United States as well as in Mexico, France, and Japan. Her work can be found in both college and metropolitan museums. Although she is best known for her etchings, her work also includes woodcuts, solar prints, monoprints, and mixed media (information from Butler Institute of Art). Ruth Leaf has a website on which editioned etchings in this 18 x 24 inch format are offered at $600.00.
Inventory # 8156