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City of Smiles
Fred Becker (1913 - )

wood engraving on paper, circa 1935
10 x 8 inches

This landscape print is a wood engraving, which an artist makes by cutting a design into a block of wood with chisels and knives. The areas cut away will be the white areas of the print. The lines are finer in a wood engraving than in a woodcut. Becker used stippling (dots) and cross-hatching to create texture.

Collection of the Illinois State Museum
photograph by Gary Andrashko
ISM Accession #: 1983.61.15

<i>City of Smiles</i><br>Fred Becker (1913 - )

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