20th Century American Prints

Sioux in Green Oval

$650.00

This is a vibrant original lithograph in colors by American artist Leonard Baskin. The image size is 24 1/2 x 36 1/2 inches oval, 1974, cat: Fern & O'Sullivan- 655, artist's proof apart from the published edition, pencil signed and notated "AP", printed on a full sheet of Arches paper with deckle edges. Leonard Baskin was an important artist in the mid 20th century, known for his evocative wood engravings, lithographs, and etchings. In the era of abstract expressionism, Baskin’s work tended toward the representational with a strong classical influence especially in his sense of composition and structure. In the 1970s Baskin created a series of striking large scale portraits of Native Americans to honor and highlight their role in the history of our country.

Blast Furnace

$650.00

Etching and aquatint from 1937. Edition of 250. Published by Associated American Artists in New York. Pencil signed in the lower right. Plate size 11 3/4 x 8 1/2 on 15 x 11 3/4 inch wove type paper. Harry Sternberg was born and educated in New York City, His lithographs are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum, Fogg Museum at Harvard, Addison Gallery of American Art, Metropolitan Museum, Library of Congress, Ohio University, Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris, and others.

Gloucester Harbor

$650.00

A drypoint etching C. 1920. Pencil signed and dated in the lower right, plate signed and dated in the lower left. Plate measures 8 x 11 3/4 inches on 9 3/4 x 15 3/4 inch wove paper. Meyerowitz studied at the National Academy of Design in NY and is best known for his development of producing etchings in color. His work is at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Carnegie Institute; National Academy of Design; Harvard University and the Library of Congress.

Heywood Broun

$650.00

Lithograph, image size 10 7/8 x 15 1/4 inches, 1930, National Collection of Fine Arts #92, on heavy wove paper, pencil signed, titled and dated in pencil on lower margin. Bacon began her career in lithography in 1928 and this print of Heywood Broun is one of her earliest and most sucessful. Broun was an American journalist with a long and varied career in the newspaper industry and was a founding member of the "Newspaper Guild".

Bufflehead

$650.00

This is an original hand signed lithograph by American artist Stow Wengenroth. The title of this piece is "Bufflehead", it was created and printed in 1967 in an edition of only 50 signed proofs.
The image measures 9 3/4X15 7/8 inches. This lithograph appears in the Stuckey catalog as image number 312. Very good condition, matted not framed.

Give Us This Day

$650.00

This is a beautiful original lithograph by American Regionalist artist John deMartelly. The image size is 13 1/8 x 13 5/8 inches, 1937, pencil signed. John deMartelly studied at the Pennsylvania School of Fine Arts, as well as in Italy and London. He was close friends with Thomas Hart Benton, with whom he taught at the Kansas City Art Institute for several years, before becoming the artist in residence at Michigan State University. DeMartelly was known for his regionalist style, most often depicting scenes of rural American farm life. He owned a home in rural NH, and was known to have portrayed his neighbors in many of his images.

U.S.S.Columbia Under Construction at the New York Shipbuilding Corporation, Camden, N.J.-1942

$650.00

A beautiful etching by John Taylor Arms measuring 12 3/8 x 17 3/8 inches, pencil signed and dated, printed in 1945, state II, cat: Fletcher-390. John Taylor Arms was an extremely talented and successful artist in the early 20th century, known especially for his exquisite renderings of French cathedrals and other European architecture. He served as a naval officer during WWI and at the onset of WWII was ready to serve again, but did not meet the Navy's physical requirements. Instead, Arms created his "U.S. Navy Ship Series," to support the American war effort.

Hurricane's End

$650.00

Pencil signed in the lower right. 7th state. Plate measures 9 3/8 x 15 15/16 inches on 11 1/2 x 18 1/4 inch medium weight wove type paper. C. 1940. Edition: approx. 100. Catalog: Giardina 198. The scene depicted was on the Maine coast.

Gloucester Harbor

$650.00

Color aquatint. Numbered in pencil in the lower left, 2/25. Pencil signed in the lower right. Plate signed in the lower left. Plate measures 8 x 10 inches on 8 7/8 x 11 3/8 inch wove type paper. Small registration holes on either side of the print. Meyerowitz studied at the National Academy of Design in NY and is best known for his development of producing etchings in color. His work is at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Carnegie Institute; National Academy of Design; Harvard University and the Library of Congress.

Summer Shadows

$625.00

Lithograph of a house in Wiscasset, Maine. C. 1947. Catalog: Stuckey 171. Pencil signed in the lower right, editioned in the lower left. Edition of 85. Plate measures 8 1/4 x 15 1/4 on 12 1/2 x 19 inch wove type paper. This print showcases his love of New England architecture, as well as his mastery of light and shadow.

Mexican Women

$625.00

This award winning wood engraving by the American artist, Nora Unwin measures 9 x 7 inches, pencil signed, titled and dated, cat: McGoldrick-103, framed. Deemed one of Unwins' most outstanding prints. From a total of 157 prints from 26 states and Hawaii, "Mexican Women" was chosen as the Presentation Print of the Year at the Boston Printmakers 1956 annual exhibition. Framed.

Ozark Bridge

$625.00

This original etching by Jackson Lee Nesbitt measures 11 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches, 1941, edition of 250, published by AAA, label included, pencil signed and titled. Nesbitt studied at the Kansas City Art Institute in Missouri under the guidance of master printmakers John deMartelly and Thomas Hart Benton. Known for his Midwest and Southern genre scenes, he enjoyed a long and successful career. His works are on display at the Boston Public Library, Columbus Museum of Art and the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

The Avenue

$625.00

Pencil signed in the lower right, titled in the lower left. C. 1926. A scene from Berkeley, CA. Print measures 7 7/8 x 6 1/2 inches in a 13 1/2 x 12 3/4 gold frame. Kloss No. 94. The stylized lines in the trees capture the essence of life and movement in what most would consider a still subject.

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