Wharton Esherick (1887–1970), Alabama—Live Oak, 1929
Woodcut and wood engraving; black ink on buff-colored paper, image size 7 x 8 inches; signed within plate at TR corner: WE; signed and inscribed in pencil “Alabama—live oak Wharton Esherick 29”
Lafayette College Art Collection. Gift of Peter Esherick ’53
Lafayette was selected by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts as one of 183 college and university art museums across the United States to receive a gift of original Warhol art in 2007. Lafayette College, Lehigh University, and Muhlenberg College—all recipients of photographs—are planning to collaborate on an exhibition, Andy in the Valley, fall 2011.