20th Century American

Bark Metis Making Harbor

Colored etching and aquatint. Artist's proof. Pencil signed in the lower right. Edition of 200. Catalog: Fletcher 133. Plate size: 11 3/4 x 17 3/4 inches on 18 x 23 inch medium weight wove type paper. C. 1923. A dramatic and beautifully colored maritime etching.

October

Plate initialed in the lower left. Pencil editioned and signed in the lower right. Edition of 75. Plate size 7 3/8 x 6 5/8 on 10 x 9 1/8 inch thin laid type paper. C. 1952. The artist has skillfully captured the variety of contours and textures found in nature and and makes good use of negative space in this lively print.

Modernist Figure

Original woodblock print. Pencil signed in the lower right and dated 1934. Martin studied with Robert Henri at the ASL. He has exhibited in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1918 (solo); Calif. Art Club, 1919; Brooklyn Society of Min. Painters; Brooklyn Museum, 1933; NY World's Fair, 1939. His woodblock prints are quite rare.

Modernist Cityscape

Original woodblock print. Pencil signed in the lower right and dated 1934. Martin studied with Robert Henri at the ASL. He has exhibited in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1918 (solo); Calif. Art Club, 1919; Brooklyn Society of Min. Painters; Brooklyn Museum, 1933; NY World's Fair, 1939. His woodblock prints are quite rare..

Cavendish Church

C. 1944. Pencil signed and dated in the lower right. "II" inscribed in pencil in the lower left. Number two in his "English Church" series. Edition of 155. Catalog: Fletcher 381. Plate measures 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches on 11 1/2 x 8 inch watermarked laid type paper. Collector's mark in lower right corner of paper. Arms worked on this plate for a total of 289 hours.

Léon

Etching of Léon, Spain. Trial proof. Pencil signed and dated 1923 in the lower right corner. Print measures 7 1/8 by 11 1/4 inches in a 16 x 19 inch gold frame. #1 in his Spanish Church Series. Catalog: Fletcher 140. Printed by Frederick Reynolds. This plate was done with the assistance of Kerr Eby. This atmospheric print showcases the artist's incredible eye for detail.

Wise and Foolish Virgins

Lithograph from 1937, signed and dated in pencil in the lower right and titled in the lower left. Edition of 42. Plate initialed and dated in the lower left. Image measures 6 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches on 11 3/4 x 12 3/4 inch wove type paper. A delightful and rare print.

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