20th Century American

Boar

C. 1957, printed in 1961. Image measures 2 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches on 9 1/4 x 12 1/2 inch thin laid type paper. Pencil signed in the lower right. Part of a set of four wood engravings for Flaubert's "St Julien the Hospitaller." Catalog: Fern and O'Sullivan #304. An expressive print with a unique style.

The Ascension

C. 1957, printed in 1961. Image measures 6 x 1 7/8 inches on 10 1/2 x 6 1/2 inch handmade japan paper. Pencil signed in the lower right. Part of a set of four wood engravings for Flaubert's "St Julien the Hospitaller." Catalog: Fern and O'Sullivan #303. An intimate subject with wild linework.

Titus

Etching C. 1970. Plate signed and dated in the lower right. Pencil signed in the lower right and pencil numbered in the lower left, print 170 in an edition of 200. Plate measures 12 5/8 inches x 8 inches on 20 x 13 1/2 inch wove type paper. Published by the Gehenna Press, Northampton, MA. Part of a series of 12 etchings inspired by the Shakespeare play Titus Andronicus. Catalog: Fern and O'Sullivan, 586.

Hand

Etching C. 1970. Plate signed in all capitals across the bottom of the print. Pencil signed in the lower right and pencil numbered 170 in an edition of 200 in the lower left. Plate measures 12 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches on 18 1/4 x 13 1/2 inch wove type paper. A well inked impression with an interesting composition. Published by the Gehenna Press, Northampton, MA. Part of a series of 12 etchings inspired by the Shakespeare play Titus Andronicus. Catalog: Fern and O'Sullivan #588.

Illinois Farm

Lithograph from 1939. Pencil titled, signed and dated in the lower right. Numbered 15/15 in the lower left. Print measures 9 7/8 x 12 7/8 inches on 12 3/4 x 16 5/8 inch thin wove type paper. A charming print with good tonal range.

Notre Dame de Paris

Drypoint etching from 1924. A well inked impression with incredible detail. Second State. This is a rare early pencil signed proof, prior to the Louvre publication. Plate measures 15 x 16 inches on 16 7/8 x 19 1/8 inch wove type paper.

Repose

Etching published by Francis Robertson, publisher's stamp embossed in the bottom of the page. Pencil signed in the lower right. Plate measures 6 x 7 7/8 inches on 11 1/2 x 13 inch wove type paper. This delicate etching captures the graceful s-curve of the female figure. Warren Davis studied at the Art Students League in New York and became known for his etchings of idealized female figures, many of which were used on the covers of Vanity Fair and Life magazines. Later in his career Davis exhibited in Europe and the United States including the Pennsylvania Academy and the Salmagundi Club.

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