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Bror Julius Olsson Nordfeldt (American, 1878 – 1955) colored woodcut on cream Japan paper, titled "Two Men Digging in the Woods." Pencil signed and dated lower left "Nordfelt, No. 21, 1906". Excellent condition with bright colors, hingemounted with full margins. Sight – 11-3/4" H x 8" W, sheet 12" H x 8". Framed – 15-3/4" H x 12' W. Early 20th century. Biography (Courtesy of AskArt): Norfeldt was a painter, etcher, engraver and teacher. Born in Sweden, he immigrated withhis family to the U.S. as a child. He became a student at the Art Institute of Chicago 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 andremained there to study and teach. He attended the AcademiÈ Julian in 1900 as a 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. andEurope, but after WWI, returned to America. He spent much of his later life Santa Fe and Kansas. Provenance: From the estate of Arthur N. Hosking (American, 1874-1970). Hosking was an illustrator, etcher, and painter who studied at