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Jacques Hnizdovsky woodcuts

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArt-0039

Scope and Contents

Jacques Hnizdovsky's work often depicted plants and animals.

This collection contains 3 woodcuts of a child's profile, cactus, and cat:

Moppet
217 of 250, 1965
Cactus
10 of 50, 1970
Curled Cat
2 of 250, 1978

Dates

  • 1965-1978

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Born in Ukraine in 1915, Jacques Hnizdovsky studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and Zagreb. Mainly known for his woodcuts, Hnizdovsky was also an illustrator, painter, and art historian. He emigrated to the United States in 1949 and by the early 1960s, Hnizdovsky was participating in exhibits from Boston to Japan to the Soviet Union. He was widely exhibited and won numerous awards. His work is held by the National Museum of American Art, Cleveland Museum of Art, Boston Museum of Fine Art, and the Library of Congress.

Jacques Hnizdovsky died in New York City in 1985.

Extent

3 Item(s)

Language

English

Overview

Three woodcuts by Ukrainian artist Jacques Hnizdovsky (1915-1985).

Arrangement

Collection consists of three prints.

Physical Location

C.S. North, Shelf 88, Box 6 (with Art on Campus collection)
RIT Art Collection

Existence and Location of Copies

Jacques Hnizdovsky at Art on Campus, Rochester Institute of Technology

Bibliography

  • Jacques Hnizdovsky at Art on Campus, Rochester Institute of Technology

Dimensions

Woodcuts vary in size: 13.5 x 14.5 to 19 x 18 inches

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in September 2011.
Title
Jacques Hnizdovsky woodcuts
Subtitle
RIT Art Collection
Status
Published
Author
Amy Vilz
Date
06 September 2011
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

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