Born February 6~ Elfriede Abbe

Elfriede Martha Abbe (1919–2012) was an American sculptor, wood engraver, and botanical illustrator.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elfriede_Abbe

The Hunter by Elfriede Abbe
c.1935 / Sculpture for the 1939 World’s Fair in NYC,
located in the Production and Distribution Zone at Perylon Hall

Elfriede Abbe at Tompkins County Public Library, Ithaca, NY
https://www.flickr.com/photos/7631711@N08/sets/72157628153713895/with/6402892053/

Further reading:
http://tcpl-exhibits.blogspot.com/2011/11/elfriede-abbe-illustrator-printer.html
https://www.brainpickings.org/2019/03/06/elizabeth-barrett-browning-prometheus-bound-elfriede-abbe/
http://archives.nypl.org/mss/2233#overview

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