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Harlan Shattuck, Mesa Verde


The Cliff Palace of the great cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park, Co is deftly rendered here in soft orange and brown fall colors. The multistoried buildings below are dwarfed in this the largest cliff dwelling in North America. Built of sandstone, mortar and wooden beams, many of the circular kiva structures are visible.
- Judith Kendall, I.S.A., AM

Harlan Shattuck
Harlan Shattuck was commercial artist who owned his business for many years. Mr. Shattuck used a linoleum block engraving process, where several independent linoleum blocks were engraved (one for each color), which is different from woodcuts.
Mesa Verde, c. 1940
linoleum block engraving print
sheet: 8 3/4 × 10 3/4 in. (22.2 × 27.3 cm) image: 5 1/2 × 6 3/4 in. (14 × 17.1 cm)
Gift of David and Carol Farmer
2012.0028.0000

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