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Bror Julius Olsson Nordfeldt (American, 1878 – 1955) colored woodcut on cream Japan paper titled "North Sea Fisherman". Pencil signed and dated upper left " Bror Julius Olsson Nordfelt, No. 21, 1906". Overall excellent condition with fullmargins, minor foxing visible on backside of woodcut. Sight – 15" W x 9-1/4" H, sheet size 15 1/4" x 9 1/4". Hinge mounted. Framed – 19-1/2" W x 13-1/2" H. Biography (Courtesy of AskArt & the James A Michener Art Museum): Norfeldt was apainter, etcher, engraver and teacher, who invented a method of printing more than one color with a single impression. Born in Sweden, he immigrated with his family to the U.S. as a child. He became a student at the Art Institute ofChicago in 1899 and later became an assistant to Albert Herter of New York, helping him paint a mural for the Paris Exhibition. In 1900, Nordfeldt went to France and remained there to study and teach. He attended the AcademiÈ Julian in 1900 asa pupil of Jean Paul Laurens, then went to London to study etching and woodblock cutting as a pupil of Frank M. Fletcher. He moved back and forth between the U.S. and Europe, but after WWI, returned to America. He spent much of his later