Elisabeth Chase Nurse with Candle

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"Nurse with Candle" by Elisabeth Chase, Amer., (20th Century)

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Woodcut, ca. 1920's-40's, ed. unknown but probably small, 4-1/4 x 4-3/8, signed in pencil, on thin cream laid japan paper, tipped to a cream wove support sheet. Small spots of foxing or staining from wood pulp inclusions in ther paper, mostly in arch above cross at right in image. A small but iconic image of the nurse as caregiver and healer to the sick, by this as of yet sparsely documented graphic artist.