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Harold Kerr Eby
1889-1946, American

Infantry, Chateau-Thierry
1889-1946, American

A rare lithograph by Kerr Eby, this image of WWI was published in 1920 in an edition of 75- 100 impressions. Image size 9 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches, cat: Giardina-45, pencil signed. Provenance: Associated American Artists, New York. Known for his delicate, atmospheric etchings, Eby created only four lithographs, all of which are images inspired by his service overseas during WWI. According to Giardina, the town of Chateau-Thierry was the site of a battle in 1918 which held the Germans back from their advance to Paris.


Shadows
1889-1946, American

"Shadows" was published in 1936 in an edition of 175 for the American College Society of Print Collectors as part of a program to distribute prints in universities and libraries. 125 went to the program and Eby kept 50 for himself. He annotated some of these proofs with "Pub. Ed. 50." which this one has on the lower margin. It measures 10 1/4 x 14 7/8 inches, is pencil signed and is #186 in the Giardina catalog. Eby was a remarkable printmaker and a member of the Cos Cob Art Colony and friends with many of the important artist of the day, including Childe Hassam and John Taylor Arms.


Cattle Ford
1889-1946, American

"Cattle Ford" is an etching and aquatint created by Eby in 1945. This image is the third of three states and was done in an edition of approximately 100. In the Giardina catalog it is #207. Kerr Eby was a remarkable printmaker and a member of the Cos Cob Art Colony and friends with many of the important artist of the day, including Childe Hassam and John Taylor Arms. Eby was known for his atmospheric renderings of the New England landscape as well as his dramatic images of WWI.


Cow Shed
1889-1946, American

Etching and aquatint and sandpaper ground, image size 9 1/2 x 15 1/8 inches, pencil signed by Eby's wife l.r. "Kerr Eby per P.B.E", edition in pencil l.l., Giardina 211. This was Eby's last print before he died.


Early Morning, Brittany
1889-1946, American

Etching, 8 7/8 x 12 5/8 inches, ed. 90, 1930, pencil signed lower right. This print was inspired by Eby's visit to France and Great Britain in 1924 and '25.


The Lobsterman
1889-1946, American

Etching, image size: 11 3/4 x 12 3/4 inches, 1930, ed. 90, cat. Giardina-157, pencil signed lower right

Painting

Portrait of a Young Woman
$3600.00
1857-, German

Oil on board, 11 x 9 1/2 inches, signed lower left, period frame

Print

Portrait of a Woman
1868-1931, German

Etching with drypoint, image size 11 x 9 1/4 inches, pencil signed, printed on watermarked Van Gelder laid paper.

Drawing

View From a Country Road
1872- c.1950, American

This drawing by Dexter Dawes measures 18 3/4 x 24 3/4 inches. It is signed in the lower right corner. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his drawings and lithographs. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.