20th Century American


District School House
1889-1971, New England

Wood engraving from 1942. Pencil signed and dated in the lower right. Edition of 250. Image measures 6 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches on 9 x 12 inch wove type paper. An incredibly sharp, bright print. Nason captures the light in this image perfectly. Catalog: BPL 333. Published by the Associated American Artists, New York.


Midsummer 1942
1889-1971, New England

Edition of 300. Pencil signed in the lower right and dated 1942. For the Marblehead Arts Association.
Catalog: BPL 330. Image measures 5 x 8 inches on 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 inch thin cream wove type paper. A sharply detailed print with strong contrast.


Plaza Square, NY
1889-1963, American

Drypoint from 1927. Pencil signed, titled and editioned. Numbered 12 in an edition of 75. Mculty has captured every detail of this scene: nothing is obscured, not even the workers on the roof in the top right corner. A well inked impression with a rich drypoint burr. Image measures 12 x 8 1/4 inches on 16 3/4 x 12 3/8 inch wove type paper. McNulty studied art at the Art Students League in New York, where he later taught. In 1932 he exhibited at the first International Exhibition of Etching organized by the Art Institute of Chicago.


Self Portrait
1922-2000, American

Self portrait of the artist at age 55. Lithograph from 1977. Number 52 in an edition of 200. Signed and numbered by artist in pencil. Image size 15 x 13 inches on 20 x 23 1/2 inch paper in a 24 x 27 inch frame. A dramatic and mysterious portrait.


Noah
1922-2000, American

Color lithograph from 1975. Edition of 100. Image size 40 x 25 inches in a 43 1/2 x 32 inch orange frame. From Baskin's Old Testament series. Signed and dated in the plate. Signed and numbered in pencil, number 70 in an edition of 100. Printed in nine colors. An evocative and colorful print.


Harkness Memorial Tower
1895-1975, American

Pencil signed in the lower right, editioned in the lower left. Edition of 125. C. November 1933. Plate measures 13 1/2 x 10 inches on 16 1/2 x 12 1/2 inch wove type paper. Small touched up scratch in image. The subject is the Harkness Memorial Tower at Yale University. Catalog: Chamberlain 231. This print has an excellent use of light and shadow, and plate toning in the sky.


Via Facchini, Pisa
1887-1953, American

Edition of 110. Catalog: Fletcher 194. C. 1927. Printed by Frederick Reynolds. Italian series #11. Pencil signed and dated 1917 in the bottom right. Plate titled in the lower right. Plate measures 11 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches on 16 1/4 x 10 1/4 inch blue laid type paper. This print has plate toning and enchanting linework.


Saint Benigne, Dijon
1887-1953, American

C. 1927. Catalog: Fletcher 195. Edition of 110. Printed by Frederick Reynolds. # 15 in his French church series. Plate inscribed in the lower left: "Saint Benigne, Dijon, 1924" Pencil signed and dated 1927 in the lower right. Plate measures 10 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches on 13 3/4 x 8 1/2 inch laid type paper. A captivating print with plate toning and meticulous detail.


Goin' Home
1889-1946, American

Pencil signed "Kerr Eby imp," indicating that he printed this himself, in the lower right. Editioned in pencil in the lower left. Plate measures 11 x 7 inches on 15 1/2 x 10 inch watermarked laid type paper. Catalog: Giardina 133. C. 1928. Edition of 90. The scene depicted was probably in Connecticut. An atmospheric print with good composition and plate toning.


Il Sacro Monte, Varese
1887-1953, American

Etching from 1927. #9 in his Italian series. Edition of 100. Printed by Frederick Reynolds. Pencil signed and dates in the lower right. Image measures 7 7/8 x 7 1/8 on 10 7/8 x 8 1/2 inch laid type paper. "Sacro Monte, Varese '26" inscribed on the plate on the bottom edge. In this wonderfully composed print, Arms knows when to use lots of detail and when to just suggest it.

Painting

Amsterdam Canals
$475.00

12 x 16 inch oil on canvas in handcarved frame by Joseph Mayer, N.Y., according to label on back. Provenance Pieter Bruegel Art Gallery in Amsterdam. C. 1950. Signed in the lower right corner, but the artist is unknown.

Print

Starting on the Hunt
1887-1967, American

Original etching by the American artist, Hans Kleiber, measuring 7 7/8 x 10 3/4 inches, pencil signed and titled. Born in Germany and coming to the US as a young man, Kleiber became a forest ranger with the U.S. Forest Service. His love of the land and its' wildlife instilled a lifelong interest in the protection and preservation of it. His career as an artist started with his use of watercolors and oils but eventually led him to the craft of printmaking.

Drawing

Monadnock View
1872- c.1950, American

An unfinished sketch of Monadnock by Marlboro artist, Dexter Dawes. Pencil on medium weight paper, measuring 11 x 15 inches.