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Making the Engine -  NEVINSON

Making the Engine
CHRISTOPER R.W. NEVINSON
British, (1889-1946))
Lithograph, 1917, Black 16, edition 200 signed and 100 unsigned impressions. 16 7/8 x 11 7/8 in. Signed, dated and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is also fine. This powerful image was part of a series of six prints called Britain's Efforts and Ideals: Making Aircraft. This was first exhibited at the Fine Art Society, London and received a very positive response. This series was Nevinson's first commission upon being appointed an official war artist in 1917.
PRICE ON REQUEST

The Herdsman's Cottage or Sunset -  PALMER

The Herdsman's Cottage or Sunset
SAMUEL PALMER
British, (1805-1881)
Etching on a steel plate, 1850, Lister 2 (ii/II) 4 7/8 x 4 5/8 in. Initialed in the plate, lower left. This is a fine, luminous impression with wide margins from one of the published editions. The condition is fine other then for a soft small handling crease below the platemark, center. In this the final state, the etching was published three times; the Portfolio (1872), Examples of Modern Etching (1875)by Hamerton, and Etchers and Etching (1880), also by Hamerton. This impression is from one of these published editions.
$900

Boston view -  PREISSIG

Boston view
VOJTECH PREISSIG
American, (1873-1944)
Etching and aquatint printed in colors, circa 1920, small edition. 9 7/8 x 8 in. Signed in ink. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is good apart from some toning to the paper at the lower right and below,not affecting the image. This rare print depicts the Boston Harbor area with a view of the Customs House Tower. Preissig studied at the Prague School of Arts and Crafts and later worked with Mucha and Kupka in Paris. He moved to the United States in 1910 where he taught at Columbia with Arthur Wesley Dow. He also taught at the Wentworth Institute in Boston from 1916-26. When he was back in Prague, Preissig supported the Czech resistance and was arrested in 1940 for doing graphic design work for a magazine that had been outlawed by the Germans. He died in Dachau in 1944. (On the verso is an ink stamp in Czech which is a reference to authenticity, "pratvost potvrzuje.")
$900

Colorado Gold Dredge -  RONNEBECK

Colorado Gold Dredge
ARNOLD RONNEBECK
American, (1885-1947)
Lithograph, 1932, edition 25. 10 x 14 1/4 in. Signed, dated, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. the condition is excellent. Ronnebeck is the finest of the few lithographers who worked on this Colorado subject of gold mining.
$1,300

Atlantic -  RONNEBECK

Atlantic
ARNOLD RONNEBECK
American, (1885-1947)
Lithograph, 1929, edition 50. 11 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. Signed, dated, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression in fine condition. The margins are full. Ronnebeck sailed to Germany from New York with his wife Louise on the S.S. Dresden and returns on the Hamburg Amerika line. This was a three week trip. This distinctive and powerful print shows Ronnebeck's skills as a lithographer.
$1,500

Brooklyn Bridge -  RONNEBECK

Brooklyn Bridge
ARNOLD RONNEBECK
American, (1885-1947)
Lithograph, 1925, edition unknown. 12 1/2 x 6 5/8 in. Signed in pencil lower right. This is a fine impression printed on RIVES watermarked wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. This is one of Ronnebeck's finest prints. Ronnebeck was born in Germany and moved to New York in 1922. He was welcomed by the Stieglitz circle and described his modernist approach to lithography as "living cubism."
PRICE ON REQUEST

Colorado Gold Mine -  RONNEBECK

Colorado Gold Mine
ARNOLD RONNEBECK
American, (1885-1947)
Lithograph, 1933, edition 25 10 x 13 1/2 in. Signed, dated, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart from faint rippling along the top margin. This is one of several Colorado mining related scenes done when the artist was living in Denver. 1933 was also the year he became an American citizen having been born in Germany.
$1,200

Eagle Dance (San Ildefonso Pueblo) -  RONNEBECK

Eagle Dance (San Ildefonso Pueblo)
ARNOLD RONNEBECK
American, (1885-1947)
Lithograph, 1931, edition 75. 13 x 9 in. Signed, dated, titled and numbered in pencil. Here we have a fine impression in fine condition. The margins are full. The artist did a number of southwestern prints. He spent time in Taos and Santa Fe and the vicinity during the 1920s.
$1,700

Grand Lake, Colorado -  RONNEBECK

Grand Lake, Colorado
ARNOLD RONNEBECK
American, (1885-1947)
Lithograph, 1932, edition 50. 12 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. Signed, dated, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression of this sailing subject produced in a modernist style. The margins are full and the condition is excellent.
$2,200

Corn Dance (Taos Pueblo) -  RONNEBECK

Corn Dance (Taos Pueblo)
ARNOLD RONNEBECK
American, (1885-1947)
Lithograph, 1931, edition not stated. 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. This is one of the stellar images done by the artist while in the southwest. An impression is in the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio.
$2,500

Paramount, NY -  RONNEBECK

Paramount, NY
ARNOLD RONNEBECK
American, (1885-1947)
Lithograph, 1928, edition not stated. 12 x 7 1/4 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a superb impression of this stellar, modernist print. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. The scene is Broadway and Ronnebeck is able to capture the excitement of the moment. This outstanding print was made at a time when the artist was friendly with, Stieglitz, Hartley, Marin and Georgia O'Keefe. He was exhibiting with the Weyhe Gallery during this fruitful and productive period.
SOLD

Spring (Printemps) -  ROPS

Spring (Printemps)
FELICIEN ROPS
Belgian, (1833-1898)
Etching, 1882, Exsteens 357, Ramiro 170; edition unknown. 8 5/8 x 11 3/8 in. Signed and dated in the plate. Signed in colored pencil. This is a fine impression on cream wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. This plate was etched in Montlignon which is a town in northern France.
$750

Bulldog Edition -  SPRUANCE

Bulldog Edition
BENTON SPRUANCE
American, (1904-1962)
Lithograph, 1932, Fine/Looney 76, edition 30. 8 7/8 x 14 1/2 in. Signed, dated and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent.
$6,000

Supplies for Suburbia -  SPRUANCE

Supplies for Suburbia
BENTON SPRUANCE
American, (1904-1962)
Lithograph , 1938, Fine/Looney 153, edition 30. 10 x 15 in. Initialed in the stone, lower right. Signed, dated, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression of this uncommon print with full margins. The condition is excellent.
SOLD

Changing City -  SPRUANCE

Changing City
BENTON SPRUANCE
American, (1904-1962)
Lithograph, 1934, Fine/Looney 93, edition 36. 9 3/4 x 14 5/8 in. Signed, dated, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression of this rare early modernist print. The margins are full and the condition is excellent.
$8,500

Self Portrait -  SPRUANCE

Self Portrait
BENTON SPRUANCE
American, (1904-1962)
Lithograph, 1932, Fine/Looney 74, edition 30. 12 3/8 x 9 1/2 in. Initialed on the stone, lower left. Signed, titled in numbered in pencil. Here we have a fine impression in fine condition. The margins are full.
ON HOLD

Portrait of the Artist as Model -  SPRUANCE

Portrait of the Artist as Model
BENTON SPRUANCE
American, (1904-1962)
Lithograph, 1942, Fine/Looney 204, edition 25. 11 1/2 x 14 in. Initialed on the stone, lower right. Signed, dated, titled and numbered in pencil. The compelling and elaborate image of the artist is rare today. This impression has full margins. The condition is very good apart from four old tape stains on each side, center. (They have been professionally treated to defer and further influx of acid and toning into the paper.)
ON HOLD

Landscape with Figures -  SPRUANCE

Landscape with Figures
BENTON SPRUANCE
American, (1904-1962)
Lithograph, 1940, Fine/Looney 179, edition 30. 10 x 13 3/8 in. Signed and dated on the stone (literally) lower right. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression of this beautifully drawn print. This somewhat divergent subject by Spruance reminds us of the regionalist tradition of Benton, Wood and others.
$2,500

Approach to the Station -  SPRUANCE

Approach to the Station
BENTON SPRUANCE
American, (1904-1962)
Lithograph, 1932, Fine/Looney 70, edition 28. 10 7/8 x 13 3/4 in. Initialed on the stone, lower right. Signed, titled, numbered and next to that, "imp. Theo Cuno." This is a superb impression in fine condition with full margins. George Bellows was a major inspiration for Spruance throughout his career, most notably in the early work from the 1930s and 1940s.
PRICE ON REQUEST

Prelude to Rest -  SPRUANCE

Prelude to Rest
BENTON SPRUANCE
American, (1904-1962)
Lithograph, 1935, Fine/Looney 109, edition 32. 9 x 13 1/4 in. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. this is a fine impression of this stellar, early work. The margins are full and the condition is fine.
SOLD

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