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The Lion Gardiner House, Easthampton -  HASSAM

The Lion Gardiner House, Easthampton
CHILDE HASSAM
American, (1859-1935)
Etching, 1920, Cortissoz/Clayton 159, edition unknown. 9 15/16 x 14 in. Signed and dated in the plate, lower right. Signed in pencil and with "imp." just below the image. This is a superb, luminous impression of this quintessential American impressionist print. The paper is a white wove and the margins are substantial measuring about 1" on all sides. The condition is excellent. This large and important etching is found in many museum collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Carnegie Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art and others.
$12,500

Texas Nomads -  HURD

Texas Nomads
PETER HURD
American, (1904-1984)
Lithograph, 1937, Meigs 41, edition 40. 12 x 16 1/2 in. Initialed in the stone, lower right. Signed, numbered and titled in pencil. This is a superb impression of this large and uncommon print. The margins are full. The condition is fine apart from minor wrinkling along the top margin edge and two small repaired tears at the top edge as well. Hurd studied with N.C. Wyeth and later married the painter's eldest daughter, Henriette. He was also a graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. This is a superb example of his work.
$3,500

Girl on Cliff -  KENT

Girl on Cliff
ROCKWELL KENT
American, (1881-1940)
Wood engraving, 1930, Burne Jones / Rightmire 57; edition 1,750. 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is also fine. This very appealing work was published by the Literary Guild of America and given to new subscribers to the Book Club. Kent received fifty impressions for his efforts. In spite of the large edition this print is not all that common.
$1,750

Hindu Dancer (Hindoedanser) -  KLOOSTER

Hindu Dancer (Hindoedanser)
JOHANNES F. TEN KLOOSTER
Dutch, (1873-1940)
Woodcut, 1919, edition unknown. 7 1/8 x 5 5/8 in. Initialed in the block, lower right. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on thin Japan paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. The artist lived and worked in Java and Sumatra, then he moved to the Hague in 1914-15. He had been in the military and became a full time artist in 1919.
$450

Desert Drama -  KLOSS

Desert Drama
GENE KLOSS
American, (1903-1996)
Aquatint and drypoint, 1977, Sanchez 575, edition 35. 11 x 17 7/8 in. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. Here we have a superb impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. This stellar work depicts a view across Taos Valley, south of Rancho de Taos.
$2,200

Three Kids and a Horse -  LANDACRE

Three Kids and a Horse
PAUL LANDACRE
American, (1893-1963)
Wood engraving, 1943, Wien 246, Zeitlin & Ver Brugge 93; edition 100. 7 1/2 x 10 in. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is fine. Here we have a nice example of his work in the wood engraving medium.
SOLD

Children's Carnival -  LANDACRE

Children's Carnival
PAUL LANDACRE
American, (1893-1963)
Wood engraving, 1946, Wien 275, edition 265. 8 1/2 x 12 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on thin japan paper. The margins are full and the condition is very good. (There's a thin strip of paper tape along the top edge of the margin well away from the image.) Impressions of this very appealing print are in the National Gallery in Washington, DC as well at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
ON HOLD

Vegetable Market -  LAU

Vegetable Market
DOROTHEA LAU
American, (b. 1916)
Lithograph printed in colors, circa 1936-38, edition 25. 10 1/8 x 12 7/8 in. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression of this rare work. The condition is fine and the margins are full. (There are a few minor handling marks in the margins, i.e. fingerprints and soft wrinkles.) Lau was born in Wisconsin and studied at the Minneapolis School of Art. She participated in the Minnesota WPA Art Project and this print bears that stamp. Impressions are located in the Minneapolis Institute of Art, the National Gallery of Art and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.
$1,500

Blackbird on Nest -  LEIGHTON

Blackbird on Nest
CLARE LEIGHTON
American, (1899-1989)
Wood engraving, 1935, Boston Public Library 267, edition 30. 7 x 4 3/4 in. Signed, numbered and titled in pencil. This is a fine rich impression printed on japan paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. (There are a couple of minor soft wrinkles in the outer margins.) This stellar print was created for the book, Four Hedges, which was published in London in 1935.
SOLD

Repose -  LINDSAY

Repose
LIONEL LINDSAY
Australian, (1874-1961)
Wood engraving, 1937-38, edition 200. 8 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. Signed in the block, lower right. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine, rich impression printed on a thin white wove paper. The margins are full. The condition is fine other than for soft rippling in the margins most likely from the printing process. This lovely print was published by the Woodcut Society of Kansas City in 1938. Along with the print, we have the original presentation folder with an essay by the artist. Lindsay states that the peacocks were drawn at the gardens of the Villa Wurtz in Rome, Italy.
$650

Blast Furnaces (New Jersey) -  LOZOWICK

Blast Furnaces (New Jersey)
LOUIS LOZOWICK
American, (1893-1973)
Lithograph, 1929, Flint 16, edition 50. 7 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. Initialed in the stone, lower right. Signed and dated in pencil. Titled in the lower left margin. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. According to Flint, these blast furnaces may have been located near Dover, NJ, which was once considered the "Pittsburgh of New Jersey". In 1972, an additional five numbered impressions were printed by Burr Miller. The original edition was printed by George Miller.
$6,000

Birth of a Skyscraper -  LOZOWICK

Birth of a Skyscraper
LOUIS LOZOWICK
American, (1893-1973)
Lithograph, 1930, Flint 46, edition 25. 12 1/4 x 8 5/8 in. Initialed on the stone, lower right. Signed and dated in pencil. Titled in pencil in the lower left margin. This is a fine impression of this uncommon and exceptional print. The original price of $20 is written in the lower right margin. Impressions are located at the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers and at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
$7,500

Molo -  MCBEY

Molo
JAMES MCBEY
Scottish, (1883-1959)
Etching, 1928, Hardie/Carter 239, edition 80 plus 12 trial proofs. 12 3/8 x 9 1/4 in. Signed and dated in the plate, lower left. Signed and numbered in ink. This is a superb, luminous impression printed on laid paper with the watermark LOTTERY. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. This is a view of the Molo from the Balcony of the Doges' Palace.
$1,800

Rio dei Greci -  MCBEY

Rio dei Greci
JAMES MCBEY
Scottish, (1883-1959)
Etching, 1926, Hardie/Carter 228, edition 80 plus 11 trial proofs. 10 3/8 x 6 5/8 in. Signed and dated in the plate. Signed and numbered in ink. This is a very fine impression printed with tone. The paper is a fine antique laid with the watermark 1818. The margins are full and the condition is fine. In the background is a view of San Giorgio dei Greci, a Greek Orthodox church dating from the 16th century.
$1,400

Bleeker Street Follies -  MEISSNER

Bleeker Street Follies
LEO MEISSNER
American, (1895-1977)
Woodcut (linoleum cut?), 1927, edition 30. 10 1/8 x 12 1/2 in. Initialed in the block, lower right. Signed, dated, numbered and titled in pencil. This is a superb impression with probably the full margins. The condition is fine. This festive night scene depicts this well known street in Greenwich Village. This block print is not common.
$2,000

Coney Island -  MEISSNER

Coney Island
LEO MEISSNER
American, (1895-1977)
Woodcut (linoleum cut?), 1927, edition 30. 7 x 12 1/4 in. Initialed in the block, lower right. Signed, dated, titled and numbered in pencil. Here we have a fine impression with small margins. The condition is also fine. Born in Michigan, Meissner won a scholarship to the Art Students League after WWI. He was a gifted painter but he achieved fame primarily from his various blockprints. He resided and worked during the summers at Monhegan, ME for most of his life and he also produced several outstanding prints in New York, the Great Smokey Mountains and the Arizona Desert. He received several prizes for his prints over the years and his work is included in in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the New York Public Library, the Library of Congress and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. This print is located in the collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
$2,200

Sahuaro, Arizona -  MEISSNER

Sahuaro, Arizona
LEO MEISSNER
American, (1895-1977)
Wood engraving, undated , edition 60. 7 7/8 x 9 5/8 in. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine, luminous impression with full margins. The condition is also fine. (There are two small paper hinges on the top margin.) Meissner created other works based on trips to Arizona.
$400

Stars and Dancers  (Astres et Danseurs) -  MIRO

Stars and Dancers (Astres et Danseurs)
JOAN MIRO
Spanish, (1893-1983)
Etching with hand coloring, 1938, Dupin 19, edition 30 plus four four numbered impressions on vellum. print size: 2 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (sheet size: 11 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Signed in red ink and numbered "2/4". This is a fine impression in fine condition. There are tack holes around the edges of the sheet done by the printer. Also, vellum is prone to wrinkling and this is the case here. This is an extremely rare and unique hand-colored impression from the edition of 4. The print was co-published by Pierre Loeb and Pierre Matisse, Paris and New York. The plate was cancelled and then there was a large 1956 unsigned edition printed by Crommelynck and published by Maeght for Le Miroir. Provenance: private collection: Washington, DC. Exhibited at: MirĂ³ in New York, 1947: MirĂ³, Hayter and Atelier 17. Academy Art Museum, 2021. Illustrated on page 22 of the show catalogue. This outstanding surrealist etching is sold with the frame.
PRICE ON REQUEST

Fish Pier -  MURPHY

Fish Pier
GLADYS WILKINS MURPHY
American, (1907-1985)
Woodcut printed in colors, 1930s, edition unknown. 7 7/8 x 6 in. Signed, titled and numbered "2" in pencil. This is a fine impression of this uncommon print. The margins are full and the condition is fine apart from a small spot of stray printers ink just to the right of the image. Her maiden name was Wilkins and some of her prints are signed with the addition of her husbands last name, Murphy. She studied with Eliza Gardiner at the Rhode Island School of Design and later taught there.
$1,250

Ozark Bridge -  NESBITT

Ozark Bridge
JACKSON LEE NESBITT
American, (1913-2008)
Etching, 1941, Retif / Salzer 20; edition 250. 11 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression with wide margins. The condition is excellent. This exemplary work was designed on a sketching trip in Arkansas with Thomas Hart Benton and two other artists. This work was published by Associated American Artists but a few impressions were also printed by the artist. This is one of those as it shows his signature and date on the plate in the extreme lower left corner.
$1,400

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