Lithographs

Barnyard

Lithograph created and printed in 1931. Image is 12 3/8 x 14 1/8 inches.
Signed and editioned in pencil 4/25. Ten prints of this work were specially produced for the Federal (WPA) Arts Project of the 1930s.

Itinerant Farmers

A very rare lithograph by the British artist Edmund Blampied measuring 17 1/2 x 14 inches, pencil signed and numbered 3/3. Edmund Blampied was a very successful artist and illustrator in early 20th century Britain. He illustrated many books and magazines, but is best known for his remarkable skills as a printmaker. He was an important figure in the 'British Etching Revival' of the early 20th century, and was elected to the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers in 1920.

Indian Laurels

C. 1948. Pencil signed in the lower left, titled in the lower right. Edition of 50. Plate measures 8 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches on 12 x 16 inch medium weight cream wove type paper. This lithograph shows a mastery of extended tonal range depicting highlights and shadows.

Hog Island - II - Wet Basin - Hulls Afloat

A wonderful impression by the American artist Thornton Oakley measuring 20 x 14 1/2 inches, pencil signed by the printer, Bolton Brown, l.l., plate signed and pencil titled by the artist l.r., c. 1918. Graduating with a degree in architecture from the University of Pennsylvania in 1902, Oakley then changed mediums and began studying illustration under Howard Pyle at the Brandywine School and became one of Pennsylvania's most accomplished illustrators, best known for his drawings of American industrial scenes.

Jimmy, Jerry and Smoky

Lovely and endearing is this Diana Thorne lithograph of three terriers waiting patiently for their reward. It measures 10 3/4 x 16 inches, pencil signed and plate titled, framed. Thorne was born in Russia but move to Canada at an early age, living on various farms where her love of all animals began. Thorne was known for her ability to show motion in her dog images by her use of solid lines and light and dark tones.

Heading For Port

This seascape of a ship's deck, under very adverse weather conditions, by the American artist, Gordon Grant measures 9 x 12 inches and is pencil signed. Gordon Grant was born in California and was sent alone to Great Britain around Cape Horn when he was thirteen years old for his education. He worked as a staff artist for New York World and Harper's Weekly, covering both the Boer War and the Mexican Revolution, but became most widely known for his marine paintings and lithographs.

Harvest

A panoramic view with men haying in the foreground, this lithograph measures 9 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches, 1954, pencil signed, dated and titled.

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