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A Corner of Bryce Canyon

A Corner of Bryce Canyon
Creator: Coy Avon Seward
Date: between 1935 and 1945
Small vertically oriented intaglio print on white paper. Penciled artist's signature below print. The artist was a founding member of the influential Prairie Print Makers, a group dedicated to promoting print making and offering affordable art to collectors. Seward was a tireless promoter of the arts in Kansas. He painted more than 30 canvases of landscapes, but his main interest was print making.


A Glimpse of the Smoky Hills

A Glimpse of the Smoky Hills
Creator: Coy Avon Seward
Date: 1927
Black lithographed scene on tan kid finish Bristol paper. Depicts the Smoky Hills of Kansas through an arch formed by trees. The artist was Coy Avon Seward (1884-1939), born in Chase, Kansas, and trained at both Washburn and Bethany colleges. Seward was a founding member of the Prairie Print Makers Association. This group believed art should be affordable for all people, not just collectors. Seward produced this print in 1927.


A Kansas Wheatfield

A Kansas Wheatfield
Creator: Herschel C. Logan
Date: 1923
This artwork is a black ink on rice paper woodcut showing a field of haycocks at dusk or dawn. A Kansas Wheatfield was drawn by Herschel C. Logan, who was born April 19, 1901 in Magnolia, Missouri. Shortly after his birth, the family moved to Winfield, Kansas. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts for one year. Logan was a commercial and advertising artist in Salina, Kansas, until his retirement in 1968. He was a member of the Prairie Print Makers. After retirement, Logan moved to Santa Ana, California.


Autumn

Autumn
Creator: Herschel C. Logan
Date: 1924
A sepia, orange and beige ink on paper woodcut of a one and a half story house by Herschel Logan. One of the Prairie Printmakers, Logan executed this work in 1924, claiming this was his only three-color block print. Logan was born April 19, 1901 in Magnolia, Missouri, and the family moved to Winfield, Kansas shortly afterwards. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. He worked as an advertising artist in Salina until he retired in 1968. He moved to Santa Ana, California in his retirement, where he died on December 8, 1987.


Back Porch

Back Porch
Creator: Herschel C. Logan
Date: 1928
A black ink on rice paper woodcut of a porch with a wooden crate sitting on it, by Herschel Logan. One of the Prairie Printmakers, Logan executed this work in 1928 from a photo in his files. He was born april 19, 1901 in Magnolia, Missouri, and the family moved to Winfield, Kansas shortly afterwards. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. Logan worked as an advertising artist in Salina until his retirement in 1968. He moved to Santa Ana, California, in his retirement, where he died on December 8, 1987.


Denver City, Kansas Territory

Denver City, Kansas Territory
This is an illustration captioned "The Kansas Gold Region-View of Auraria and Denver City, Cherry Creek, near Long's Peak." The illustration was made by Col. D. H. Huyett, and was published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper on December 15, 1860.


District School

District School
Creator: Herschel C. Logan
Date: 1934
A black ink on rag paper woodcut showing a country school that according to the artist, was "on old U.S. 40 Highway near Manhattan, Kansas." District School was drawn by Herschel C. Logan, who was born April 19, 1901 in Magnolia, Missouri , and shortly after his birth the family moved to Winfield, Kansas. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts for one year. Logan was a commercial and advertising artist in Salina, Kansas, until his retirement in 1968. He was a member of the Prairie Print Makers. After retirement, Logan moved to Santa Ana, California.


Dust Storm

Dust Storm
Creator: Herschel C. Logan
Date: 1938
Woodcut entitled "Dust Storm" by Herschel C. Logan. The artist was a charter member of the influential Prairie Print Makers, a group dedicated to promoting print making and offering affordable art to collectors. Logan studied commercial art at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. He directed the Consolidated Printing and Stationery Company in Salina, Kansas, for many years. Logan's printmaking career spanned just 18 years but his work received much acclaim.


Emigrant Camp and Wagon Train

Emigrant Camp and Wagon Train
Creator: Worrall, Henry
Date: 1890
This is a painting by Henry Worrall. Born in 1825 in Liverpool, England, Worrall came to Kansas in 1868 for health reasons. A self-taught artist, he became a regular contributor to eastern journals, such as "Harper's Weekly" and "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper." Worrall's illustrations have been described as "journalism in pictures."


Fodder in the Shock

Fodder in the Shock
Creator: Herschel C. Logan
Date: 1930
A black ink on long fiber bond paper woodcut showing a field of snow-covered haycocks with a farmhouse and barn in the background. The artist indicated this was "a composite scene from two or more sketches. Fodder in the Shock was drawn by Herschel C. Logan, who was born April 19, 1901 in Magnolia, Missouri , and shortly after his birth the family moved to Winfield, Kansas. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts for one year. Logan was a commercial and advertising artist in Salina, Kansas, until his retirement in 1968. He was a member of the Prairie Print Makers. After retirement, Logan moved to Santa Ana, California.


Hartley's Elevator

Hartley's Elevator
Creator: Herschel C. Logan
Date: 1932
A black ink on rag paper woodcut showing a country elevator with two boxcars sitting beside it According to the artist, the scene is set in Minneapolis, Kansas. Hartley's Elevator was drawn by Herschel C. Logan, who was born April 19, 1901 in Magnolia, Missouri , and shortly after his birth the family moved to Winfield, Kansas. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts for one year. Logan was a commercial and advertising artist in Salina, Kansas, until his retirement in 1968. He was a member of the Prairie Print Makers. After retirement, Logan moved to Santa Ana, California.


Kansas Hills

Kansas Hills
Creator: Herschel C. Logan
Date: 1934
A black ink on rag paper woodcut showing a house nestled among the hills. The artist said the scene was in the Milford, Kansas area. Kansas Hills was drawn by Herschel C. Logan, who was born April 19, 1901 in Magnolia, Missouri , and shortly after his birth the family moved to Winfield, Kansas. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts for one year. Logan was a commercial and advertising artist in Salina, Kansas, until his retirement in 1968. He was a member of the Prairie Print Makers. After retirement, Logan moved to Santa Ana, California.


Lone Pine

Lone Pine
Creator: Coy Avon Seward
Date: 1934
Black and white intaglio print on paper, depicting a single pine tree in a rocky terrain. The artist was Coy Avon Seward (1884-1939), born in Chase, Kansas, and trained at both Washburn and Bethany colleges. Seward was a founding member of the Prairie Print Makers Association. This group believed art should be affordable for all people. Seward inscribed this print to the donor, Virginia McArthur of Hutchinson, who saw Seward produce the print in 1934.


Lost Hope

Lost Hope
Creator: Herschel C. Logan
Date: 1927
A black ink on rice paper woodcut showing a deserted oil derrick and a collapsing shed. Lost Hope was drawn by Herschel C. Logan, who was born April 19, 1901 in Magnolia, Missouri , and shortly after his birth the family moved to Winfield, Kansas. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts for one year. Logan was a commercial and advertising artist in Salina, Kansas, until his retirement in 1968. He was a member of the Prairie Print Makers. After retirement, Logan moved to Santa Ana, California.


Meadow Land

Meadow Land
Creator: Herschel C. Logan
Date: 1934
A black ink on rag paper woodcut of a hayrack in the middle of an open field, by Herschel Logan. One of the Prairie Printmakers, Logan executed this work in 1934. According to him, it was sketched near Salina. Logan was born April 19, 1901 in Magnolia, Missouri, and the family moved to Winfield, Kansas shortly afterwards. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. Logan worked as an advertising artist in Salina until his retirement in 1968. He moved to Santa Ana, California, where he died on December 8, 1987.


Stone Bridge

Stone Bridge
Creator: Herschel C. Logan
Date: 1923
A black ink on kid finish Bristol paper woodcut of a stone bridge spanning a narrow, marshy creek, by Herschel Logan. It was used on the invitation to the Mid-Western Artists Exhibition in Kansas City in 1924. Logan, one of the Prairie Printmakers, executed this work in 1923. Logan was born April 19, 1901 in Magnolia, Missouri, and the family moved to Winfield, Kansas shortly afterwards. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. Logan worked as an advertising artist in Salina until his retirement in 1968. He moved to Santa Ana, California, where he died on December 8, 1987.


Summer Afternoon

Summer Afternoon
Creator: Herschel C. Logan
Date: 1923
A black ink on long fiber bond paper woodcut showing two-story farm house with large cloud behind it. According to the artist, the sketch "was used on several cards, invitations, etc. Summer Afternoon was drawn by Herschel C. Logan, who was born April 19, 1901 in Magnolia, Missouri , and shortly after his birth the family moved to Winfield, Kansas. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts for one year. Logan was a commercial and advertising artist in Salina, Kansas, until his retirement in 1968. He was a member of the Prairie Print Makers. After retirement, Logan moved to Santa Ana, California.


Summer Evening

Summer Evening
Creator: Herschel C. Logan
Date: 1923
A black ink on kid finish Bristol paper woodcut showing farm house nestled among trees. The sketch was used on the invitation to the Mid-Western Artists Exhibition in Kansas City in 1924. Summer Evening was drawn by Herschel C. Logan, who was born April 19, 1901 in Magnolia, Missouri, and shortly after his birth the family moved to Winfield, Kansas. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts for one year. Logan was a commercial and advertising artist in Salina, Kansas, until his retirement in 1968. He was a member of the Prairie Print Makers. After retirement, Logan moved to Santa Ana, California.


Sunshine Creek

Sunshine Creek
Creator: Sandzen, Birger
Date: 1935
Woodblock print on white paper, depicting trees and bluffs near a creek. This print is the work of Birger Sandzen (1871-1954), a Swedish immigrant who came to Lindsborg, Kansas in 1894 to teach at Bethany College. While best known for working in oil, Sandzen also was a member of the Prairie Print Makers and successful at producing art prints.


The Country Store

The Country Store
Creator: Herschel C. Logan
Date: Unknown date
A black ink on paper woodcut showing a General Store with a horse tied up to the rail, a man leaning back in his chair on the front porch.. The Country Store was drawn by Herschel C. Logan, who was born April 19, 1901 in Magnolia, Missouri , and shortly after his birth the family moved to Winfield, Kansas. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts for one year. Logan was a commercial and advertising artist in Salina, Kansas, until his retirement in 1968. He was a member of the Prairie Print Makers. After retirement, Logan moved to Santa Ana, California.


The Doorway

The Doorway
Creator: Herschel C. Logan
Date: 1924
A black ink on paperon long fiber board woodcut of a scene of a door with a path leading to it by Herschel Logan. One of the Prairie Printmakers, Logan executed this work in 1924, and he described it as being "through the front gate of his boyhood home near Winfield." Logan was born April 19, 1901 in Magnolia, Missouri, and the family moved to Winfield, Kansas, shortly afterwards. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. Logan worked as an advertising artist in Salina until his retirement in 1968. He moved to Santa Ana, California, where he died on December 8, 1987.


The Prairie Castle

The Prairie Castle
Creator: Birger Sandzen
Date: between 1916 and 1952
Woodblock print on white paper, depicting a towering rock formation. This print is the work of Birger Sandzen (1871-1954), a Swedish immigrant who came to Lindsborg, Kansas in 1894 to teach at Bethany College. While best known for working in oil, Sandzen also was a member of the Prairie Print Makers and successful at producing art prints.The print was done between 1916 and 1952.


Tornado

Tornado
Creator: Herschel C. Logan
Date: 1938
A black ink on paper woodcut showing a tornado moving through a farm yard. Tornado was drawn by Herschel C. Logan, who was born April 19, 1901 in Magnolia, Missouri , and shortly after his birth the family moved to Winfield, Kansas. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts for one year. Logan was a commercial and advertising artist in Salina, Kansas, until his retirement in 1968. He was a member of the Prairie Print Makers. After retirement, Logan moved to Santa Ana, California.


Valley Home

Valley Home
Creator: Herschel C. Logan
Date: 1934
A black ink on rag paper woodcut of a frame house at the foot of a hill, by Herschel Logan. Logan, one of the Prairie Printmakers, executed this work in 1934. According to Logan, this is a scene near Manhattan, Kansas. Logan was born April 19, 1901 in Magnolia, Missouri, and the family moved to Winfield, Kansas, shortly afterwards. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. He worked as an advertising artist in Salina until his retirement in 1968. He moved to Santa Ana, California, in his retirement, where he died on December 8, 1987.


Victim of the Dust

Victim of the Dust
Creator: Herschel C. Logan
Date: 1938
A black ink on rag paper woodcut showing a deserted farm house with dust piled against and around it. The artist described it as "a composite of several sketches of the Dust Bowl days. Victim of the Dust was drawn by Herschel C. Logan, who was born April 19, 1901 in Magnolia, Missouri, and shortly after his birth the family moved to Winfield, Kansas. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts for one year. Logan was a commercial and advertising artist in Salina, Kansas, until his retirement in 1968. He was a member of the Prairie Print Makers. After retirement, Logan moved to Santa Ana, California.


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