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Nova Scotia -  DWIGHT

Nova Scotia
MABEL DWIGHT
American, (1875-1955)
Lithograph, 1935, Robinson / Pirog 77, edition 40. 9 7/8 x 12 1/8 in. Signed in pencil. Here is a fine impression with full margins showing a deckle edge on all sides. The condition is fine other than for a little toning in the left margin well away from the image. According to the catalogue raisonné, Dwight visited Nova Scotia as a guest of Erhard Weyhe and his family.
$1,200

The Survivor, Staten Island -  DWIGHT

The Survivor, Staten Island
MABEL DWIGHT
American, (1875-1955)
Lithograph, 1929, Robinson / Pirog 40, edition 40. 10 x 13 3/4 in. Signed and dated in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is also fine. The edition was printed by George Miller in New York and three impressions are cited in museum collections. This compelling image provides a glimpse of the dramatic changes to the American urban landscape during the first half of the twentieth century.
$2,500

Winter -  DWIGHT

Winter
MABEL DWIGHT
American, (1875-1955)
Lithograph, 1945, Robinson / Pirog 109, edition only 4. 9 3/8 x 13 3/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart from the faintest suggestion of toning within an earlier mat opening. The setting of the image is New Hope, PA. Dwight lived in Bucks County off an on at a friend's farm beginning in 1939.
$1,500

The Family -  DWIGHT

The Family
MABEL DWIGHT
American, (1875-1955)
Lithograph, 1928, Robinson / Pirog 27, edition 50. 8 x 10 1/8 in. Signed in pencil. Here we have a fine impression in fine condition. The margins are full with a deckle edge all around. The edition was printed by George Miller in New York.
$1,300

Two Bridges  -  EBY

Two Bridges
KERR EBY
American, (1889-1946)
Etching, 1930, Giardina 149 (v/V), edition 90. 8 x 15 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a very fine impression printed on cream laid paper. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. Ten impressions are cited in museum collections. This lovely panorama of New York shows the Brooklyn Bridge in the foreground and the Manhattan Bridge in the distance.
$950

Portage -  EBY

Portage
KERR EBY
American, (1889-1946)
Etching, 1930, Giardina 155 (iii/III), edition 90. 7 5/8 x 12 3/4 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. Here we have a fine impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart from a minor wrinkle in the far edge of the left margin. The catalogue states this is a New England or Canadian scene.
$500

Driftway, Evening -  EBY

Driftway, Evening
KERR EBY
American, (1889-1946)
Etching, 1933, Giardina 175 (ii/II), edition 100. 8 1/4 x 15 3/8 in. Signed in the plate, lower left. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, atmospheric impression printed on a white wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. Driftway was Eby's home in Westport, Ct.
SOLD

Day's End, Driftway -  EBY

Day's End, Driftway
KERR EBY
American, (1889-1946)
Etching and aquatint, 1939, Giardina 196 (iii/III), edition about 100. 8 1/2 x 15 3/8 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine, atmospheric impression printed on cream laid paper. The margins are full. The condition is very good other than for a subtle, small area of discoloration at the platemark, upper left, and a subtle, small wrinkle in the image, lower left corner. This etching depicts the artist's home in Westport, Ct.
$800

No. 1 Wall Street (New York) -  EBY

No. 1 Wall Street (New York)
KERR EBY
American, (1889-1946)
Etching, 1930, Giardina 148 (iv/IV), edition 90. 16 x 10 3/8 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. Here we have a fine impression printed with tone. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. This well known print depicts Trinity Church in the heart of New York's financial district. No. 1 Wall Street was the former headquarters of the Irving Trust Company. Construction began in 1929 and was completed in 1931.
$750

Cow Shed -  EBY

Cow Shed
KERR EBY
American, (1889-1946)
Etching, aquatint and sandpaper ground, 1946, Giardina 211, edition 100. 9 5/8 x 15 1/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression with wide margins. the condition is fine apart from a soft wrinkle in the lower left margin. The scene depicted is in either Maine or Connecticut. This well crafted work was one of Eby's last prints.
$700

Light in the Woods -  EBY

Light in the Woods
KERR EBY
American, (1889-1946)
Etching and aquatint, 1931, Giardina 161 (iii/III); edition 100. 14 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, dramatically inked impression with full margins. The condition is also fine. This well done print effectively conveys the deep woods at night. Camping scenes are uncommon in American fine prints from this 1900-1950 era.
SOLD

Night, High Island, Maine -  EBY

Night, High Island, Maine
KERR EBY
American, (1889-1946)
Etching, 1928, Giardina 131 (vi/VI), edition 90. 12 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. Signed in pencil. Here we have a very fine, luminous impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart from a rust speck in the right margin and a speck or two of foxing also in the margins. The influence of Whistler is clearly evident in this print. Eby's work is discussed in The Stamp of Whistler by Robert H. Getscher (1977), pages 278-279.
$400

Americana -  FABRI

Americana
RALPH FABRI
American, (1894-1975)
Etching, 1948, edition probably about 100. 7 7/8 x 9 5/8 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on cream laid paper. The margins are full. The condition is fine apart from old paper hinges near the top corners, verso. This compendium of American imagery includes: the US Capitol Building, cowboys and indians, farmers, an industrial scene, boxing, Miss America, big city skyscrapers, a ferris wheel and the artist's palette. This entertaining print was published by the Society of American Etchers.
$650

Under the Bridge  -  FAYE

Under the Bridge
HAROLD FAYE
American, (1910-1980)
Lithograph, 1938, edition probably about 25 impressions. 15 7/8 x 11 3/8 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is very good apart from very minor staining and handling creases in the margins. Faye was born in Illinois and later moved to New York. He studied at the Art Students League and was active in the NYC WPA program as a lithographer. This large print is listed in the Newark Museum collection as a WPA print from 1938. (Our impression is not stamped.) Another impression is listed in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The bridge shown in this scene is the Queensboro Bridge. A retrospective of his lithographs was held at the Hudson River Museum in 1987.
$1,500

Waterfront, Manhattan -  FIENE

Waterfront, Manhattan
ERNEST FIENE
American, (1894-1965)
Lithograph, 1931, edition 100. 11 x 17 3/4 in. Signed, dated and numbered in pencil. Titled in pencil in the lower margin. The print is also dedicated in pencil, "to Mr. & Mrs. Arnold Ronnebeck." Here we have a fine, rich impression with full margins. The condition is very good other than for minor soiling here and there in the outer margins and a tiny tear at the left edge. This is one of Fiene's best prints.
$1,400

Salinas River - California -  FLETCHER

Salinas River - California
FRANK MORLEY FLETCHER
British/American, (1866-1949)
Woodcut printed in colors, 1927-28, edition 100. 12 3/4 x 16 7/8 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on Japanese paper. The margins are full and the condition is good. (There are three small areas touched in with gouache(?), almost certainly by the artist, and faint traces of soiling in the water.) The importance of Fletcher both in England and later in America cannot be overstated. His seminal publication, Wood-Block Printing, published in 1916, had a lasting impact on many printmakers who explored the color woodcut medium. He came to America in 1923 and settled in Santa Barbara where he taught at the Santa Barbara School of Art. He became a naturalized citizen in 1926. This large print is an iconic arts and crafts California woodcut.
$8,500

Self Portrait -  FRASCONI

Self Portrait
ANTONIO FRASCONI
American, (b.1919)
Woodcut, 1947, edition unknown. 9 1/2 x 8 1/16 in. Signed in the block. Signed and dated in pencil. This is a fine impression of this rare early work. The paper is a cream-colored Japan with full margins. The condition is excellent. The Cleveland Museum checklist of the early prints of Frasconio list this as from 1946. The print is dated 1947 and the letters "NY" appear cut into the block in the bottom. We know he moved from California to New York in 1947 and his first exhibition at Weyhe Gallery was in 1948. (Note: We are always interested in acquiring fine prints by Frasconi.)
SOLD

Uncle Frank's Workshop -  GAG

Uncle Frank's Workshop
WANDA GAG
American, (1893-1946)
Lithograph, 1935, Winnan 106, edition 50. 13 x 9 in. Signed and dated in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is also fine. The edition was printed on a zinc plate by George Miller in New York. A preliminary drawing is in the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
$1,400

Evening -  GAG

Evening
WANDA GAG
American, (1893-1946)
Lithograph, 1928, Winnan 62, edition 100. 8 x 11 7/8 in. Signed and dated in pencil. This is a fine, rich impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. The edition was printed by George Miller in New York and nineteen impressions are located in museum collections. This print is illustrated and discussed in Paths to the Press, Printmaking and American Women Artists, 1910-1960, by Elizabeth Seaton, et al. (2006), pages 130-131.
SOLD

Spinning Wheel -  GAG

Spinning Wheel
WANDA GAG
American, (1893-1946)
Wood engraving, 1928, Winnan 57 (iii/III), edition 100. 4 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression on light cream wove paper with substantial margins (possibly full). The condition is fine. This impression is from the signed edition of 100 printed by the Spiral Press. There was an additional unsigned edition of 2,000 on card stock for a Weyhe Gallery invitation to a show of Gag's work.
$700

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