Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Praying Mantis

Praying Mantis
From A Little Book of Natural History (Worcester, MA: The Gehenna Press, 1951)
Reprinted as Number 12 for the portfolio The Wood Engravings of Leonard Baskin, 1948-1959 (Northampton, MA: The Gehenna Press, 1961)

Leonard Baskin, American, 1922 - 2000. Printed by Gehenna Press, Northampton, Massachusetts.

Printed in Northampton, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America

1951; 1961 (publication)

Linocut printed in green ink

Image: 2 × 6 7/8 inches (5.1 × 17.5 cm) Sheet: 17 x 17 1/2 inches (43.2 x 44.5 cm)

© The Estate of Leonard Baskin, Courtesy Galerie St. Etienne, New York

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Gift (by exchange) of the Charles M. Lea Collection, the William S. Pilling Collection, T. Edward Ross, and Bryant W. Langston, 1961

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