Woodcuts, Engravings and Lithographs: Selections from the Permanent Collection


February 23, 2007 - March 25, 2007

Southeast Missouri Regional Museum presents Woodcuts, Engravings & Lithographs: Selections from the Permanent Collection. This exhibit features eight prints made by wood engravings from drawings by Winslow Homer, which were published in Harper's Weekly during 1869 and 1870. Homer, along with Honore Daumier, Paul Resika, Pablo Picasso, and other artists' created drawings that became woodcuts, engravings, or lithographs. These pieces represent some of the earliest forms of printable images and span several continents, with subjects including figures, landscapes, and architecture. This exhibit is free and open to the public and will be on display February 23 through March 25, 2007.

Image of Spring Blossoms   Image of Theatro Di Reggio Modena Vue Di Optique
Winslow Homer
Spring Blossoms
 Wood engraving, 1870
9" x 13 3/4"
Harper's Weekly, May 21, 1870, p. 328
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  Michael Mariarchi
Theatro Di Reggio Modena Vue Di Optique
Colored Print Engraving
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River Campus, 175 Cultural Arts Center
Crisp Museum
One University Plaza, MS 7875
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701