20th Century American Prints

20th Century American Artists

Lithograph, image size 13 x 18 1/2 inches, 1949, edition of 30, pencil signed, titled and editioned. Spruance studied in Paris after winning the coveted Cresson Scholarship in 1928 while attending college at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art. He studied with Edmond and Jaques Desjobert in Paris before returning to the US and continuing his nearly forty year career as a printmaker.

$1250.00

Etching, image size 11 3/4 x 13 3/4 in, 1927, signed in pencil, published state, edition of 150 (Paff 277), on laid paper with "ENGLAND" watermark

$1250.00

Etching, image size 7 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches, published state, 1923, Ordeman 226

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This is an original serigraph by American artist Will Barnet (1911-2012)  This image is hand signed, titled and has the edition as 145/150.  The image measures 18X18 inches printed on an arches wove type paper.  Barnet was born in Beverly, Massachusetts, attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and, on a scholarship, went to New York to study at the Art Students League.  This serigraph is museum matted and framed.

$1250.00

Soft ground etching and aquatint, 8 x 11 7/8 inches, 1918, IV state, edition of about 21, printed by Ernest Haskell, cat. Czestochowski-60, alternatively titled "Autumn", pencil signed lower right.

$1200.00

This is an original lithograph by American artist John McCrady, pencil signed, titled: "The Robert E. Lee & the Natchez".  This lithograph was sold by Associated American Artists in New York, printed in 1945 in an edition of 250.  The image measures 9 11/16X14 3/8 inches, printed on a medium weight wove type paper.

$1200.00

Lithograph, image size 12 3/4 x 16 7/16 inches, 1936, cat: Zink-10, pencil signed. According to deMartelly's son, Michael, the figure dozing beneath the tree on the left of the image is deMartelly's friend and fellow artist Thomas Hart Benton.

$1200.00

This is an original hand colored lithograph by American artist Don Freeman.  The title is: "To see the mayor".  This image was created and printed in 1937 in an edition of 25, far fewer were hand colored by the artist.  This image is pencil signed, the image measures 12 1/8X9 inches.  According to the catalog: "On his weekly radio program, Mayor La Guardia encouraged new Yorkers to bring their complaints to him personally.  Freeman drew a group of constituents making appointments with the mayor's secretary"  This lithograph is framed.

$1200.00

A great sporting etching by American artist and member of 'The Ten', Frank W Benson. Image size 13 7/8 x 11 3/4 inches, 1928, edition of 150, cat: Ordeman-278, printed on Whatman paper, pencil signed. Frank Benson was a founding member of the Boston Guild of Artists and a long time teacher at the Museum School in Boston. In 1912, at the age of 50, Benson began his etchings and drypoints, mainly of wild fowl which he depicted with expressive lines and rich toning that exquisitely captured the life and energy of the wild birds. His etchings were in high demand from the very start, and have remained favorites for collectors ever since.

$1200.00

A great sporting etching by Frank Benson, this image measures 14 x 10 7/8 inches, 1922, cat: Ordeman-213, pencil signed. A very rich impression on a medium weight laid type paper. Frank Benson was a very successful painter and a member of "The Ten" along with Childe Hassam and J. Alden Weir, before he began the sporting paintings and etchings for which he is most widely known. He was a founding member of the Boston Guild of Artists and a long time teacher at the Museum School in Boston. In 1912, at the age of 50, Benson began his etchings and drypoints, mainly of wild fowl which he depicted with expressive lines and rich toning that exquisitely captured the life and energy of the wild birds. His etchings were in high demand from the very start, and have remained favorites for collectors ever since.

$1200.00

Also known as: "Sens, Cathédrale de Saint Ètienne" and "Sens, North Portal." An incredibly detailed drypoint etching with plate toning and a wide tonal range. Signed and dated 1929 in the lower right. Plate signed and dated in the lower right, plate titled in the lower left. Second and final state. Edition of 100. #25 in his French Church series. Catalog: Fletcher 218. C. 1929. Plate measures 15 x 9 inches on 17 1/8 x 11 1/2 inch laid paper. John Taylor Arms was one of the foremost American printmakers of the 20th century, known for his exquisite compositions and exacting details.

$1000.00

This is an original serigraph by American artist Will Barnet.  The title is Reflections, this image was created and printed in 1971.  The image is pencil signed, titled and has the edition as 81/225.  The image measures 22X14 inches.  Barnet was born in Beverly, Massachusetts, attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and, on a scholarship, went to New York to study at the Art Students League.  

$975.00

This is an original lithograph by American artist John S. deMartelly.  The image, Old Moon was created and printed in 1938 and sold by Associated American Artists in New York.  The image measures 10 1/8X13 3/4 inches.  One of his best regionalist images.  Much in the style of Thomas Hart Benton of whom the artist knew and worked with  while at the Kansas City Art Institiute in the 1930's and early 40's.  This lithograph is framed with the AAA label on the back.

$975.00

This is a very fine etching and drypoint by Charleston artist Alfred Hutty.  The title is: My Doorway on Tradd St, Charleston S.C.  This etching is pencil signed by the artist with his snail design after his name.  The image was created and printed in 1941.  The image measures 10 1/2X7 3/4 inches.  Printed on a medium weight laid type paper.  Very fine condition, a rich impression.

$975.00

This is a very rare original etching by American sporting artist Frank W Benson. The image size is 7 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches, published in 1921 in an edition of 100, cat: Ordeman-205, pencil signed, titled in the lower margin. There is some old masking tape residue in the margins, but this is outside of the image area and will be covered by a window mat. This print is quite scarce, and an unusual subject for Benson; in most of his images the landscape serves as a backdrop for wildfowl or hunters but in this etching he focuses on the land and river, creating an atmospheric summer scene.

$975.00