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Bust of Homer

Bust of Homer

Item Information

Title:
Bust of Homer
Engraver:
Nason, Thomas W. (Thomas Willoughby), 1889-1971
Date:
1946
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Wood engravings
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Nason C&F 381-392 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Thomas W. Nason (1889-1971). Prints and Drawings
Subjects:
Sculpture
Phillips Academy
Homer
Places:
MassachusettsEssex (county)Andover
Phillips Academy
Extent:
1 print : wood engraving ; image 6 x 7 cm
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Terms of Use:
Copyright (c) Thomas W. Nason
All rights reserved.
Notes (date):
Date from item or from accompanying material.
Notes (citation):
Comstock, Francis Adams and Fletcher, William D., "The Work of Thomas W. Nason, N.A." (Boston, Boston Public Library, 1977)
Notes:
Title from catalogue raisonné.
Alternative title handwritten on item.
Comstock and Fletcher number: 387.
From catalogue raisonné: Few proofs. First of a series of eight prints for Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts.
From catalogue raisonné "Notes on Printing and Publication": Phillips Academy reproduced the Nason designs in a series of broadsides with brief essays on various buildings. Folded flat for mailing, the broadsides were sent to alumni and friends. From the original blocks, prints made and signed by Nason were for sale for many years at the Sales Desk of the Academy's Addison Gallery of American Art.
From item housing: Exeter Academy.
Notes (object):
From supporting material: Final.
Identifier:
15_05_000371