Drewes, Werner, A-32. Calm Morning, 1954. Signed, dated, and numbered in pencil: “53/200 ‘Calm Morning’ Drewes ’54.” A seven-color woodblock print, predominantly green, blue and black, (10 in x 25 in) on a 15 in x 30 in sheet. Werner Drewes (1899 – 1985) is considered one of the founding fathers of American abstraction. Trained at the Bauhaus, Drewes was one of the first to introduce the precepts of the Bauhaus in America. Drewes (1899 – 1985) attended the Staatliches Bauhaus Weimar where he studied under Paul Klee, Oskar Schlemmer and Johannes Itten. Drewes’s training at the Bauhaus is much in evidence with the color design of this print. Matted, condition fine. IGAS, Series 10, September, 1954.