American Prints

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The Boy -  BENTON

The Boy
THOMAS HART BENTON
American, (1889-1975)
Lithograph, 1948, Fath 72, edition 250. 9 3/8 x 13 3/4 in. Signed on the stone, lower right. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression in fine condition. The margins are wide. This endearing print depicts an Ozark boy on his way to school or to find work. A painting exists of the same subject.
$5,000

The Corral -  BENTON

The Corral
THOMAS HART BENTON
American, (1889-1975)
Lithograph, 1948, Fath 71, edition 250. 9 5/8 x 13 7/8 in. Signed on the stone, lower right. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression in fine condition. The margins are wide. The scene depicted was in western Nebraska. A painting of this subject done in tempera on paper exists.
$4,000

Old Man Reading -  BENTON

Old Man Reading
THOMAS HART BENTON
American, (1889-1975)
Lithograph, 1941 , Fath 44, edition 250. 10 x 12 1/8 in. Signed on the stone and signed in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent.
$4,000

Island Hay -  BENTON

Island Hay
THOMAS HART BENTON
American, (1889-1975)
Lithograph, 1945, Fath 68, edition 250. 10 x 12 5/8 in. Signed on the stone, lower left. Signed in pencil, lower right. This is a fine impression with wide and possibly full margins. The condition is excellent. The scene depicted is on Martha's Vineyard, MA, and this engaging print relates to a painting as well as a drawing, the latter produced during the 1920s.
SOLD

Lonesome Road -  BENTON

Lonesome Road
THOMAS HART BENTON
American, (1889-1975)
Lithograph, 1938, Fath 18, edition 250. 9 3/8 x 12 1/2 in. Signed on the stone and signed in pencil, lower right. Here we have a fine impression with full margins. The condition is also fine. This print was based on a painting done in 1927. In addition, there's a related drawing which Benton drew from a train window while he was traveling in Nebraska.
$3,800

A Drink of Water -  BENTON

A Drink of Water
THOMAS HART BENTON
American, (1889-1975)
Lithograph, 1937, Fath 15, edition 250. 10 x 14 1/4 in. Signed on the stone and signed in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. This early work was based on a drawing done in the Ozarks. A painting of this subject also exists.
$3,800

Shallow Creek -  BENTON

Shallow Creek
THOMAS HART BENTON
American, (1889-1975)
Lithograph, 1939, Fath 32, edition 250. 14 1/8 x 9 3/8 in. Signed on the stone, lower right. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. The small, original hinges are at the top corners and we have the AAA label which came with the print as issued.
$4,000

Night Firing -  BENTON

Night Firing
THOMAS HART BENTON
American, (1889-1975)
Lithograph, 1943, Fath 57, edition 250. 8 5/8 x 13 1/8 in. Signed on the stone, lower left corner. Signed in pencil, lower right. This is a fine impression with wide margins. The condition is fine other than for extremely faint toning from an early mat opening. Related to a drawing and painting, this dramatic night scene depicts a North Carolina subject. The shed is where tobacco is dried.
$3,800

The Farmer's Daughter -  BENTON

The Farmer's Daughter
THOMAS HART BENTON
American, (1889-1975)
Lithograph, 1944, Fath 62, edition 250. 9 3/4 x 13 1/4 in. Signed in pencil, lower right. Here we have a fine impression in fine, untouched condition. The margins are full. (The original AAA hinges still remain at the top corners.) This lovely work depicts a scene in northwest Missouri. A drawing dates from 1940 and a painting also preceded the lithograph.
SOLD

West Texas -  BENTON

West Texas
THOMAS HART BENTON
American, (1889-1975)
Lithograph, 1952, Fath 77, edition 300. 10 7/8 x 13 7/8 in. Signed and dated on the stone, lower left. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on white wove paper. The margins are wide and probably full and the condition is excellent. This scene depicts the Texas panhandle and it's the only print of Texas done by Benton. This exceptional work was based on a drawing from 1944 and was commissioned and circulated by Southern Methodist University.
$4,500

Unemployed Marchers -  BIBEL

Unemployed Marchers
LEON BIBEL
American, (1913-1995)
Lithograph printed in black and gray, 1938-1988, edition 25. 11 1/4 x 13 1/4 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This fine impression has full margins. The condition is excellent. This WPA print was originally drawn on stone in 1938 and early impressions are not known. The artist published the work in 1988 in an edition of 25. Bibel was working in New York when this great image was first created.
SOLD

Manhattan Excavation -  BONE

Manhattan Excavation
MUIRHEAD BONE
Scottish, (1876-1953)
Drypoint, 1923-28, Dodgson 390 (xvii/XIX), edition of 40 in this state, total of 151 impressions. 12 3/8 x 10 1/8 in. Signed in the plate, lower right. Signed in pencil. Here we have a superb, luminous impression printed on cream laid paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. This tour de force of the drypoint medium is a great moment in Bone's illustrious career. This location is Madison and 45th Street in New York and depicts the early construction of the Hotel Roosevelt. The hotel opened for business in 1924.
$8,500

Cutting Out a Bull, No. 1 -  BOREIN

Cutting Out a Bull, No. 1
EDWARD BOREIN
American, (1872-1945)
Etching, undated, Galvin 116, edition unknown. 6 x 10 3/4 in. Signed in pencil, lower right. This is a fine impression printed with tone on cream wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. Borein rarely dated his prints and did not keep formal editions.
$2,800

Going to the Wagon, No. 1 -  BOREIN

Going to the Wagon, No. 1
EDWARD BOREIN
American, (1872-1945)
Etching, undated, Galvin 44, edition unknown. 7 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. Signed in pencil, lower right. This is a fine, atmospheric impression in very good condition. The margins are full. (There's just a very faint suggestion of light toning within a previous mat opening.) This outstanding work is also titled "The Texans."
$3,500

Emigrant Train -  BOREIN

Emigrant Train
EDWARD BOREIN
American, (1872-1945)
Etching, undated, Galvin 148, edition unknown. 14 x 6 in. Signed in pencil, lower right. This is fine, luminous impression with full margins. The paper is a cream wove and the condition is excellent. This is an outstanding example of his work. Borein produced over three hundred etchings and his work is consistently good.
$2,800

Bridges -  BOYER

Bridges
ERNEST BOYER
American, (1884-1949)
Aquatint, undated (circa 1940), edition 25. 8 x 9 3/8 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on UMBRIA ITALIA paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine apart from a very faint trace of toning within the mat opening and old hinge adhesive at the top corners, verso. This rare, exceptional print by this Pittsburgh artist is illustrated and discussed in Graphic Excursions, American Prints in Black and White, 1900-1950, from the Collection of Dave and Reba Williams (1991). Boyer studied architecture at the Carnegie Institute of Technology and he later returned there to study printmaking. His wife, Louise Miller Boyer, and their daughter, Helen King Boyer, were accomplished printmakers as well.
$850

Stewart's -  CADMUS

Stewart's
PAUL CADMUS
American, (1904-1999)
Etching, 1934, Davenport 35, Johnson & Miller 78; edition 50. 8 x 11 3/4 in. Signed in pencil, lower right. Inscribed "edition of 50" in the lower margin. This is a superb tonal impression printed with nice contrasts. The margins are full and the condition is fine. (There's just the faintest suggestion of toning within an earlier mat opening.) This great, early work relates closely to a painting which is now in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. That work has the title "Greenwich Village Cafeteria."
$8,000

Labor in a Diesel Plant -  CALAPAI

Labor in a Diesel Plant
LETTERIO CALAPAI
American, (1902-1993)
Wood engraving, 1940, edition 50. 15 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. Signed in the block, lower right. Signed, dated and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on Japanese paper. The margins are substantial and probably full. The condition is very good apart from some light toning within an early mat opening. This Boston born artist was involved with the New York WPA program in the 1930s. This is arguably his finest blockprint from his best period and impressions are found in the National Gallery, the Library of Congress and the Art Institute of Chicago.
$5,000

Taos (New Mexico) -  CAPPS

Taos (New Mexico)
CHARLES M. CAPPS
American, (1898-1981)
Etching and aquatint, 1948, Shaull / Elliott 21; edition 75. 7 7/8 x 12 3/8 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a very fine impression in fine condition. The margins are wide and probably full. One of his very best prints, "Taos" exemplifies the artist's remarkable command of the aquatint medium. Capps met Doel Reed in the early 1930s and he inspired Capps to make his first aquatint in 1933. He produced other Southwestern works and was active with the Prairie Printmakers.
SOLD

Blaze of Glory -  CASARELLA

Blaze of Glory
EDMOND CASARELLA
American, (1920-1996)
Paper relief print, 1959, edition 12. 15 x 13 in. Signed, dated and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on cream Japanese paper. The margins are full. The condition is excellent with the colors especially fresh. Ex-collection: James Heald. Casarella's innovative printmaking technique is discussed at length in David Acton's, A Spectrum of Innovation, Color in American Printmaking (1990), page 242. This is an outstanding example of his work.
$3,000

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