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La Promenade

Helen Siegl

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These translucent birds become animated due to the gentle curves portrayed by their necks.

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Description

These translucent birds become animated due to the gentle curves portrayed by their necks.

About the Artist (1924-2009) Helen K. Siegl, a printmaker and an illustrator, was born in Vienna, Austria.  She studied architecture and design at the Academie Fur Angwandte Kunst in Vienna.  

After emigrating to Montreal, Canada in 1952 at which time she married Theodor Siegl, Conservator of Paintings for the Philadelphia Museum of Art.  In 1959 she became an American citizen.  

Siegl was an innovator combining various kinds of blocks and plates to create her artworks, including handmade plaster blocks utilized when wood became scarce in Vienna during World War II. A regular contributor to the Philadelphia Print Club.

Books she illustrated include Aesop's Fables, Dancing Palm Tree, Images from the Old Testament, Mother Goose as well as Oscar Wilde's The Selfish Giant.
Medium Color woodcut print
Edition Not indicated
Sight size 12 1/2" height X 15 3/4" width
Image size 11 1/2" height X 15" width
Frame Single paper mat board, regular glass, dark gray wood molding
Frame size 19 1/4" height X 22 1/4" width
Signed "Helen Siegl" in graphite at viewer's lower right margin
Date of creation Circa 1965
Condition Good, as some rippling on outer edge of margins, otherwise excellent
Provenance BFW