#117 Red Cabbage, woodcut, (original limited edition print, printed directly from the woodblock by Jacques Hnizdovsky), 1971, 18" x 18" (image size)
Regular Price $1,800.00
Red Cabbage, 1971, original Jacques Hnizdovsky limited edition woodcut, hand printed, signed and numbered by the artist. Hnizdovsky and his wife were on their way downtown, when Hnizdovsky ordered his wife to "FOLLOW THAT TRUCK!", a truck full of magnificent red and green cabbages, making its way down the side streets, which parallel the West Side Highway. Hnizdovsky would not let the truck out of his sight as it made its way to the Hunts Point Produce Market. When both the truck and Hnizdovsky arrived at Hunts Point, Hnizdovsky convinced the wholesaler to sell him the cabbage crate that he had his eyes on. He returned home with his subjects in hand, immediately cut one cabbage in half, which was to become the model of this print, and the rest of the crate would become the subject of a painting.