Ruth Hibbs-Hyland (1907-1973)
"Clark House" / Smithland, Ky.
A rare offering of a WPA-era block print in Kentucky in its original mat; all information written on mat; signed and dated Hibbs-Hyland '34
7 3/8 x 10 (paper)
6 1/4 x 8 3/8 (image)
Ruth Hibbs-Hyland worked at the Virginia Commonwealth University, where a scholarship bearing her name is given each year. She studied at Black Mountain College in North Carolina.
Smithland is on the Ohio River in Western Kentucky near Paducah.