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North African Portraits: Woodblock Prints by Ernst Georg Heussler

A set of three original mid-century modern woodblock prints by Swiss Artist Ernst Georg Heussler signed and dated 1950.
The artist lived and worked in Morocco and Algeria and these prints are most likely from that period.
Each measures 44 x 34 cm.  Please note that the works are not framed.
They are shown framed in a mock up on this page to help illustrate how they have might look.

Annotated “Jeune Fille de (illegible) / grav. s. bois no 11 – Signed E.G. Heussler 1950

Ernst Georg Heussler

1903 Basel – 1982 Zurich

The versatile Swiss artist Ernst Georg Heussler worked in many media – engravings and woodcuts, oil and watercolor, and large scale murals including in Tel-Aviv and in Basel. He was married to the artist Hey Heussler.

Studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule (School of Applied Arts) in Basel from 1917 to 1920 and later at the  Académie de la Grande Chaumière in Paris (1932).
The artist traveled widely in Italy, Southern France, Spain and England, and later in Morocco and Algeria.   He was in military service forfrom 1940 to 1945.

Annotated A.B. M. gav sur bois no. 6 and signed E.G. Heussler 1950