Lithographic Print "Siesta" by Asa Cheffetz

Title

Lithographic Print "Siesta" by Asa Cheffetz

Subject

Cheffetz, Asa, 1896-1965

Description

11" x 8 1/2" B/W lithographic print of a wood block engraving on manila paper. Image shows three cows lying in a meadow among trees and grass, with a distant cloudy sky. 1 1/2" border with "'Siesta' ~ (Conway, Mass.)" written in pencil beneath. Signed and dated by artist in lower right.

Accompanied by "New England Engraved - The Prints of Asa Cheffetz" (Springfield, Mass., Museum of Fine Arts, 1984). Soft cover, 158 pages. The print "Siesta" appears on page 60 as plate 24.

Also included is a six-page, 8 1/2" x 11" exhibition program: "New England Engraved, the Prints of Asa Cheffetz," printed by The Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Mass. It contains a biographical sketch of Cheffetz and catalog information of all 50 pieces in the exhibit. "Siesta" is item #12.

Creator

Asa Cheffetz (1896-1965)

Publisher

Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Mass., Richard Muhlberger, President.

Date

1984

Contributor

Gift of Wendy Stayman.

Source

CHS.

Rights

CHS. Fair use.

Format

None

Type

Image

Identifier

CHS-2019-002

Coverage

Conway, Mass.

Identifier

016

Citation

Asa Cheffetz (1896-1965), “Lithographic Print "Siesta" by Asa Cheffetz,” Conway Historical Society, accessed April 4, 2020, http://conwaymasshistory.org/items/show/1120.