• Created Date
  • 1938
  • Description
  • Artist Richard V. Correll (1904-1990) was a master printmaker who worked with linoleum and wood block prints, etchings and lithographs. Best known for his black and white woodblock prints featuring political and social concerns of his time, his themes also reflected landscape, agricultural and portraits. Correll was born in 1904, spending most of his youth in Oregon and California. A Seattle, Washington resident from 1934-1941, Correll was sel... more
    Artist Richard V. Correll (1904-1990) was a master printmaker who worked with linoleum and wood block prints, etchings and lithographs. Best known for his black and white woodblock prints featuring political and social concerns of his time, his themes also reflected landscape, agricultural and portraits. Correll was born in 1904, spending most of his youth in Oregon and California. A Seattle, Washington resident from 1934-1941, Correll was selected to participate in the Federal Act Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), part of the new deal. He was also a founding member of the Washington Artists' Union. From 1941 to 1952 Correll lived in New York city with his family where he worked as a commercial artist. It was in 1952 that he relocated to San Francisco where he would remain for the rest of his life. A member of the Graphic Artists' Workshop and Printmaker's Gallery of San Francisco, Correll worked alongside other established and respected Bay area artists... less
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  • Photograph
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    Scanned from a photographic print at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2015