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Weidenaar Prints ➔ Printing Press

Identifier:
1993.48.273.1
Description:
Cog wheel action. Gift in 1940 to artist Reynold Weidenaar by Printmaker Bertha Jacques, founder of the Chicago Society of Etchers - after seeing a few of his student works.;USA: Michigan, Grand Rapids. Used by artist Reynold Weidenaar throughout his career: 1940 to 1985.. Weidenaar, Reynold.;USA: Michigan, Grand Rapids. Used by artist Reynold Weidenaar throughout his career: 1940 to 1985.. Used by artist Reynold Weidenaar throughout his career: 1940 to 1985.. Weidenaar, Reynold.
Date:
1940
Materials:
Iron, Wood
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of Van Andel, Jay;Van Andel, Betty
Exhibit/Program
Through the Eyes of Weidenaar (2015)
The Grand Rapids Public Museum is proud to present an exhibition commemorating the 100th anniversary of the birth of internationally renowned artist Reynold Weidenaar. "Through the Eyes of Weidenaar" will showcase a large portion of the GRPM’s unparalleled collection of Weidenaar’s prints, plates, tools and personal effects. The collection, a majority of which was donated by Jay and Betty Van Andel, speaks to the history of Grand Rapids from the artist's unique point of view. Approximately 100 works by Weidenaar will be on display. The exhibition will focus on the art of printmaking and how Weidenaar incorporated local scenes, humor, and his own personal worldview into his art.
Makers/Donors
Hunter Penrose

Jay Van Andel

Betty Van Andel