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Closed Road -  SPRUANCE

Closed Road
BENTON SPRUANCE
American, (1904-1962)
Lithograph, 1932, Fine/Looney 72, edition 25. 10 1//2 x 13 1/8 in. Initialed on the stone, lower right. Signed, numbered and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on a creamy wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is very good. (The print is numbered "ed 30" but the catalogue lists an edition of 25.)
$1,800

Jan van Eyckplein, Bruges (Quai du Mirror) -  URUSHIBARA

Jan van Eyckplein, Bruges (Quai du Mirror)
YOSHIJIRO URUSHIBARA
Japanese, (1880-1953)
Woodcut printed in colors, 1919, Chapman/Horner UB 13, edition 50 plus proofs. 14 7/8 x 19 5/8 in. Signed with the artist's seal in the lower left corner. Signed in pencil by Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956) and Urushibara. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent apart from minor handling creases in the margins here and there. This rare print is from the Bruges Portfolio which was the high point of the collaborative efforts between these two artists. Primarily, Brangwyn produced watercolors and/or drawings for a print and Urushibara cut and printed the blocks. The influence of Urushibara on many of his British contempories cannot be underestimated.
SOLD

Loving Couple at the Jan van Eyckplein, Bruges -  URUSHIBARA

Loving Couple at the Jan van Eyckplein, Bruges
YOSHIJIRO URUSHIBARA
Japanese, (1880-1953)
Woodcut printed in colors, 1919, Chapman/Horner UB14, edition 50 plus proofs. 15 x 19 1/2 in. Signed lower left with the artist's seal. Signed in pencil by Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956) and Urushibara. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent with a deckle edge showing on all sides. This rare print is from the Bruges Portfolio which was the high point of the collaborative efforts between these two artists. Primarily, Brangwyn produced watercolors and/or drawings for a print and Urushibara cut and printed the blocks. The influence of Urushibara on many of his British contempories cannot be underestimated. He moved to London in 1910 and later took a position at the British Museum. He lived in London for about thirty years and he got to know Frank Morley Fletcher, John Platt and Allen Seaby among others.
$2,500

Bruges at Dawn (Quai St Ann) -  URUSHIBARA

Bruges at Dawn (Quai St Ann)
YOSHIJIRO URUSHIBARA
Japanese, (1880-1953)
Woodcut printed in colors, 1919, Chapman/Horner UB 13, edition 50 plus proofs. 14 7/8 x 19 1/2 in. Signed lower left with the artist's seal. Signed in pencil by Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956) and Urushibara. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent with a deckle edge showing on all sides. This rare print is from the Bruges Portfolio which was the high point of the collaborative efforts between these two artists. Primarily, Brangwyn produced watercolors and/or drawings for a print and Urushibara cut and printed the blocks. The influence of Urushibara on many of his British contempories cannot be underestimated. He moved to London in 1910 and later took a position at the British Museum. He lived in London for about thirty years and he got to know Frank Morley Fletcher, John Platt and Allen Seaby among others. This print is illustrated on page 51 of The New Wave, Twentieth-century Japanese prints from the Robert O. Muller collection (1993) by Julia Meech, Et al.
$2,800

Fish (Sturgeon?) -  VELDHEER

Fish (Sturgeon?)
JACOBUS G. VELDHEER
Dutch, (1866-1954)
Woodcut, 1916, edition unknown but small. 19 1/4 x 15 1/8 in. Signed in pencil. Numbered and dated as follows, "No.6 (12-1916)" This is a fine luminous impression printed on Japanese paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. This stellar woodcut shows the influence of Japanese prints which were exhibited in Europe at the time. The artist was friends with Theo van Hoytema and he produced a woodcut portrait of Theo which we currently have available.
$2,500

Pike or Sturgeon -  VELDHEER

Pike or Sturgeon
JACOBUS G. VELDHEER
Dutch, (1866-1954)
Woodcut printed in blue, circa 1915, edition unknown 11 3/4 x 15 1/2 in. Signed in pencil. This is a very good impression of this rare print. This is a thin Japanese paper and the margins are full. The condition is very good other than for minor marginal discoloration and traces of the blue ink in the margins. This work exists in color variations.
$2,000

Wild Flowers -  WOOD

Wild Flowers
GRANT WOOD
American, (1891-1942)
Lithograph with hand coloring by the artist's sister, 1939, Johnson 12, Cole 9; edition 250. 7 x 10 in. Signed in pencil, lower right. This is a fine impression with fresh colors. The margins are full and the condition is fine.
$3,000

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