Roland Clark


A drypoint etching from May 1925. Edition of 75. Catalog: Derrydale No. 18. The scene was sketched on the spot. Pencil signed in the lower right. Plate measures 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches on 8 1/4 x 9 1/2 inch wove watermarked Van Gelder Zonen paper. A fine impression with plate toning and a rich drypoint burr.


This 1927 etching by the American artist Roland Clark measures 7 7/8 x 9 3/4 inches, pencil signed and titled. Roland Clark studied at The Art Students League with J. Carroll Beckwith in New York. An avid outdoorsman he combined his love of the outdoors into his many paintings and etchings. Selected to do the 1938 Federal Duck Stamp Design, he also wrote and illustrated books about his hunting experiences.


This is an original etching by American sporting artist Roland Clark.  The title of this work is: "Ducks in Dixie", it was created and printed in 1931 in an edition of 75.  The image is quite large measuring 15X12 inches, printed on a medium weight wove type paper.  Nice use of plate tone in the sky.  A rich impression.