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"Conflict" by Werner Drewes, German-Amer., (1899-1985)
Engraving, 1976, ed. of 16 (XX) plus a few artist proofs, of which this is one, 14-3/4 x 9-1/2, signed, dated, numbered & dedicated "to Nancy" in pencil, on Arches warm white wove paper, Small faint stain in right center margin. Werner Drewes was a prolific painter and printmaker equally adept at the difficult art of engraving and color woodcut, in both of which he excelled. Drewes fought in WWI, traveled the world after, studied twice at the Germanl Bauhaus with Kandinsky, Klee, Moholy-Nagy and Feininger, and was an early proselytizer for abstraction in America. Voracious for knowledge and experience, Drewes enjoyed a long, prolific and successful career as an artist and teacher in America.