Herbert Ogden Waters (1903 - 1996)
Herbert Waters, a printmaker and wood engraver, was born in Shantou, China, where he completed his secondary education. He then came to the United States and graduated from Denison University in Granville, Ohio, followed by studies at the Pennsylvania Museum School of Industrial Art in Philadephia, the Art Institute of Chicago, and Harvard University. He taught art in public school under the auspices of the Works Progress Administration's Federal Arts Project, and later at the University of New Hampshire at Durham, and at the Holderness School in Plymouth, New Hampshire. He died at Campton, New Hampshire.
Wood engraving, 1985. Printed by Hampshire Typothetae on Mohawk Superfine High Finish Cover, numbered/200, for the portfolio Face To Face, a gathering of self-portraits by leading contemporary wood engravers. Signed by Waters in pencil at lower RH corner. Image size 6" x 8", sheet size 10-3/4” x 14-3/4”