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Yuma, AZ -  HASSAM

Yuma, AZ
CHILDE HASSAM
American, (1859-1935)
Etching, 1927, Cortissoz / Clayton 287, edition unknown. 5 x 7 3/4 in. Signed, dated and titled in the plate. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins showing the tack holes along the outside edge of the sheet. This rare print helps to document the artist's travels around the country which included visits to California, Louisiana and New Mexico.
$2,400

Manhattan -  HASSAM

Manhattan
CHILDE HASSAM
American, (1859-1935)
Etching printed with selective plate tone, 1916, Cortissoz/Clayton 69, edition unknown. 5 1/2 x 9 7/8 in. Signed in pencil and also inscribed, "Proof selected for Mrs. Lowinson by Childe Hassam." This is a superb impression of this extremely rare view of New York. The paper is a white wove sheet which was taken from a Hebrew Bible. (Text appears along the top edge horizontally.) The margins are full with the tack holes showing along the margin edges. Fine condition. This impression also bears the stamp of Frieda Lowinson, the New York collector (not in Lugt). Provenance: Kennedy Galleries, New York. (An impression of this print is in the Deering Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago and was also printed on a similar Bible page.)
$6,800

Union Square (New York) -  HASSAM

Union Square (New York)
CHILDE HASSAM
American, (1859-1935)
Etching, 1896, Cortissoz/Clayton 89, edition unknown. 4 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. Signed and dated in the plate, lower right. Signed in pencil and inscribed "proof selected for Mrs. Lowinson by Childe Hassam." This is a fine impression printed with tone. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. (There are tack holes along the edges from when the sheet was tacked to the wall after printing.) The stamp of Frieda Lowinson, the New York collector, is in the lower right corner. (Not in Lugt). Provenance: M.Knoedler & Co, New York.
$4,800

Brooklyn Bridge -  HOOVER

Brooklyn Bridge
ELLISON HOOVER
American, (1888-1955)
Lithograph, circa 1930, edition 40. 9 1/4 x 12 in. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression of this uncommon print. The margins are wide and there's a watermark showing, MADE IN FRANCE. The condition is fine other than for a small backed tear in the top margin away from the image and a tiny loss to the upper left corner of the sheet. This is one of Hoover's finest prints.
$3,000

Revisitation -  KENT

Revisitation
ROCKWELL KENT
American, (1881-1940)
Lithograph, 1928, Burne Jones / Rightmire 22, edition 100. 8 1/2 x 13 3/4 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, rich impression printed on RIVES with full margins. The condition is fine apart from old hinges at the top corners. "This print demonstrates an interesting combination of crayon and tusche wash technique used to advantage in the sharp contrasts of early twilight, which lends a religiously mystical feeling to the work." (See Burne-Jones, pg 44.)
$1,800

Roof Tree -  KENT

Roof Tree
ROCKWELL KENT
American, (1881-1940)
Lithograph, 1928, Burne-Jones / Rightmire 21, edition 100. 11 x 14 3/4 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, luminous impression with full margins. The condition is also fine. This large print depicts Kent's home in the Adirondacks known as Asgaard. Scholarship suggests the figure on the roof is Carl Zigrosser (1891-1975), the prominent dealer, print scholar and curator.
$2,600

Approaching Storm -  LANDECK

Approaching Storm
ARMIN LANDECK
American, (1905-1984)
Drypoint, 1937, Kraeft 65, edition 100. 9 1/4 x 8 1/4 in. Signed in pencil. This is a superb early impression printed on off white wove paper. The margins are full. The condition is fine apart from two old hinges on the verso, top corners. Provenance: M. Knoedler, New York.
$2,200

Housetops, 14th Street -  LANDECK

Housetops, 14th Street
ARMIN LANDECK
American, (1905-1984)
Drypoint and sandpaper ground, 1937, Kraeft 66, edition 100. 8 1/4 x 11 1/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a superb, early impression printed on a light cream wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. (Two old hinges at the top corners, verso.) This lovely, Hopperesque image was purchased at M. Knoedler & Co. in New York during the 1970s.
$2,500

Demolition No. 1 -  LANDECK

Demolition No. 1
ARMIN LANDECK
American, (1905-1984)
Drypoint, 1940, Kraeft 80, edition 100. 6 x 9 in. Signed, dated and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. Provenance: M. Knoedler & Co., New York.
$1,400

Provincetown Studio -  LAZZELL

Provincetown Studio
BLANCHE LAZZELL
American, (1878-1936)
Woodcut, 1933, Clarkson 96, edition 45. 8 x 5 in. Signed, dated and titled in ink. This is a fine impression printed on a cream Japanese paper. The margins are full. The condition is fine apart from slight, subtle wrinkling here in there in the margins only; this from the printing process. In addition, There are a few additional black highlights added by the artist on the right side to enhance the richness of the color. Lazzell did a related color woodcut of this same view of her studio in 1931.
$6,500

Granaries to Babylon (Babylon to Omaha; Railroad Yards) -  LOZOWICK

Granaries to Babylon (Babylon to Omaha; Railroad Yards)
LOUIS LOZOWICK
American, (1893-1973)
Lithograph, 1933, Flint 112; edition 25 plus 250 for the International Print Guild. 12 3/4 x 8 1/8 in. Signed, dated and numbered in pencil. This is a superb impression printed on light cream wove paper. The margins are full. The condition is fine. The blindstamp of Jacob Friedland, the printer,appears in the lower right corner margin.
$6,500

The Passing Gondola -  MCBEY

The Passing Gondola
JAMES MCBEY
Scottish, (1883-1959)
Etching, 1926, Hardie/Carter 230; edition 80 plus 11 trials proofs. 8 3/8 x 10 1/2 in/ Signed and dated in the plate, lower left. Signed and numbered in ink. This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is fine. (There are remains of white linen tape hinges at the top corners or the margin.) Here we have a nice example of McBey's work in Venice.
SOLD

In the Fifties (Whirlpool) -  MCNULTY

In the Fifties (Whirlpool)
WILLIAM MCNULTY
American, (1889-1963)
Etching and drypoint, circa 1930-40, edition probably 100. 13 5/8 x 7 1/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, rich impression printed on white wove paper. The margins are full. The condition is very good other than for a faint suggestion of toning within an earlier mat opening. McNulty studied at the Art Student's League and also taught there until 1958. He was encouraged to take up printmaking by Joseph Pennell.
$1,500

Brooklyn Bridge at Night -  PENNELL

Brooklyn Bridge at Night
JOSEPH PENNELL
American, (1857-1926)
Aquatint, 1922, Wuerth 790, edition probably 60. 7 3/8 x 8 5/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a superb impression of this uncommon print. The margins appear to be full and the condition is excellent. This stellar work was done in pure aquatint without any etched lines. He produced a few aquatints of New York and London and he referred to these tonal works as "printed paintings." The artist was living in Brooklyn at the time.
$3,500

Skulls and Old Books (Schedels and Old Books) -  PIECK

Skulls and Old Books (Schedels and Old Books)
ANTON F. PIECK
Dutch, (1895-1987)
Etching, 1919, Hallema 95, edition unknown. 11 3/4 x 18 7/8 in. Signed and dated in the plate, lower left. Signed in pencil and inscribed "eigen druk" (hand printed by the artist). This is a superb impression of this large work. The margins are full and the condition is fine. This exquisitely detailed etching, a "memento mori", is composed in the tradition of the 17th century Dutch still life painters. Pieck was one of the most famous illustrators of children's books in Holland at the time and there's a museum of his work in Hattem.
$1,600

Landscape 2018-I -  POSTMA

Landscape 2018-I
GRIETJE POSTMA
Dutch, (b. 1961)
Woodcut printed in colors, 2018, edition 25. 7 5/8 x 23 3/4 in. Signed, dated, numbered and titled in pencil. This is a superb impression of this outstanding print. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. The paper is a VAN GELDER ZONEN white wove with the blindstamp. This is the artist's preferred choice for printmaking papers.
$850

Landscape 2017-IV -  POSTMA

Landscape 2017-IV
GRIETJE POSTMA
Dutch, (b. 1961)
Woodcut printed in colors, 2017, edition 50. 9 1/2 x 14 in. Signed, dated, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. This beautiful landscape displays a vibrant use of colors so typical of the artist's Dutch woodland scenes.
$700

Landscape 2018-II -  POSTMA

Landscape 2018-II
GRIETJE POSTMA
Dutch, (b. 1961)
Woodcut printed in colors, 2018, edition 25. 15 7/8 x 23 1/2 in. Signed, dated, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression in fine condition. The margins are full. This superb winter scene is subtle and beautifully conveys the solitude of winter in the Dutch countryside.
$850

Landscape 2018-III -  POSTMA

Landscape 2018-III
GRIETJE POSTMA
Dutch, (b. 1961)
Woodcut printed in colors, 2018, edition 18. 15 3/4 x 15 3/4 in. Signed, dated, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine, luminous impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. This stellar print has an almost abstract quality to it with the intertwining tree branches and the modernist looking, large tree near the center of the composition.
$800

Alviso Slough -  RICE

Alviso Slough
WILLIAM S. RICE
American, (1873-1963)
Woodcut printed in colors, 1920, Treseder plate 20, edition fewer than 15. 9 1/8 x 12 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a very fine impression printed on sturdy, fibrous Japanese paper. The margins are full. The condition is fine other than for two subtle stains in the upper left and upper right margin corners, away from the image. The scene is near San Jose, CA. Provenance: Annex Galleries.
$4,500

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