Jacques Hnizdovsky woodcuts
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:
- 217 of 250, 1965
- 10 of 50, 1970
- Curled Cat
- 2 of 250, 1978
- Hnizdovsky, Jacques (Person)
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.
Three woodcuts by Ukrainian artist Jacques Hnizdovsky (1915-1985).
Collection consists of three prints.
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
- Jacques Hnizdovsky at Art on Campus, Rochester Institute of Technology
Woodcuts vary in size: 13.5 x 14.5 to 19 x 18 inches
Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in September 2011.
- Jacques Hnizdovsky woodcuts
- RIT Art Collection
- Amy Vilz
- 06 September 2011
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