Huckleberry Finn and Jim. First edition of the wood engraving. Betty Lark-Horovitz.

Huckleberry Finn and Jim. First edition of the wood engraving.

Berkeley, CA: Betty Lark-Horovitz, circa 1950s. Wood-engraving on rag paper
7 x 4.75 inches on sheet size 12.5 x 9.5 inches....

Ref. Edan Milton Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940," Third Edition, p. 547...


Betty Lark-Horovitz (1894-1995) was an accomplished graphic artist. She was commissioned to do etchings of several buildings at Purdue University in 1930. There were only 100 sets, each numbered and signed by the artist. That same year her engraved views of American cities and views With graver and woodblock over American Highways, was published. ( New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1930.) She was a master of both architectural views as well as views of flora.

Betty was the wife of Dr. Karl Lark-Horovitz who was the head of the Department of Physics at Purdue from 1929 to the 1950s. After his death in 1958, she moved to Berkeley, CA

Provenance: From the estate of the artist. Item #16-3917

Price: $75.00

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