339. Barbara Latham

A Negro Group

Wood engraving on thin laid Japan paper, circa 1927
Size: 18.7 × 22.1 cm. Full margins. Signed and titled in pencil (lower margin),
and signed and inscribed ‘imp’ by the printer in pencil (lower right).
A very good impression.

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Barbara Latham (1896–1989) was born in Massachusetts, went to art school in New York, and moved to Taos, New Mexico, in 1925. She specialized in scenes of rural life among the Taos Pueblo Indians, and was highly acclaimed as an illustrator of children’s books.