Letterio Calapai Wood Engravings After Thomas Wolfe "Look Homeward Angel"
Letterio Calapai (American, 1902 – 1993) After Thomas Clayton Wolfe (American, 1900 – 1938)
Look Homeward Angel, 1948
Twenty-five wood engravings on paper
Signed to the lower right
’ Considered by many to be one of the giants of 20th-century American literature, Thomas Wolfe immortalized his childhood home in his epic autobiographical novel, Look Homeward, Angel. Wolfe’s colorful portrayal of his family, his hometown of “Altamont” Asheville, North Carolina, and “Dixieland” the Old Kentucky Home boardinghouse, earned the Victorian period house a place as one of American literature’s most famous landmarks. ’
Biography excerpt from wolfememorial.com.
- handling wear to some sheets; discoloration and toning to some sheets; smudging to the edges of some sheets.
- measures portfolio.