George Elbert Burr
1859-1939, American

Mt Byers, Colorado
1859-1939, American

This is a truly remarkable, very rare color etching and aquatint by George Elburt Burr. The image size is 6 7/8 x 9 3/4 inches, c. 1915, pencil signed and numbered "42", annotated "del et imp", indicating that this is a proof printed by Burr himself. George Elbert Burr studied at the Art Institute of Chicago for a short time, but was otherwise self taught. He began his career as a commercial artist for several publications, including Harper's Weekly and Scribner's magazine.


Old Pine, Estes Park, Colorado
1859-1939, American

This is a very fine original etching of the Colorado landscape, image size 11 3/4 x 9 7/8 inches, published in 1922 in an edition of 50 impressions, pencil signed, numbered and titled. George Elbert Burr studied at the Art Institute of Chicago for a short time, but was otherwise self taught. He began his career as a commercial artist for several publications, including Harper's Weekly and Scribner's magazine. In 1906 Burr moved to Colorado, then later to Arizona, where he became known for his remarkable etchings of the rugged landscape of the American southwest.


Edge of the Desert
1859-1939, American

A beautifully atmospheric etching of a clearing storm at the edge of the Arizona desert, image size 9 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches, c. 1925, pencil signed and titled. George Elbert Burr studied at the Art Institute of Chicago for a short time, but was otherwise self taught. He began his career as a commercial artist for several publications, including Harper's Weekly and Scribner's magazine. In 1906 Burr moved to Colorado, then later to Arizona, where he became known for his remarkable etchings of the rugged landscape of the American southwest.


November
1859-1939, American

Etching, image size: 7 1/4 x 6 inches, titled, pencil signed l.l.


A New England Road - Evening
1859-1939, American

Drypoint etching, image size 5 x 8 inches, titled, pencil signed lower left.

Painting

Walden
1870-1959, American

Watercolor, image size 9 1/8 x 5 1/2 inches, signed l.r. "J. Watson Davis", publishers remarks are below image in pencil(not seen) and are taken from Henry David Thoreau's book "Walden" from the chapter "The Bean field" and read "I cherish them, I hoe them (early and late), I have an eye to them (and this is my) days work".

Print

River Passage

Engraving, image size 4 1/8 x 5 5/8 inches.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1940
1872- c.1950, American

Pencil drawing, 1940, image size 9 1/8 x 5 3/4 inches.