20th Century American Prints

20th Century American Artists

This is an original etching by John Taylor Arms, one of his Gargoyle Studies titled: "Ugly Devil", it was created and printed in 1924, the image measures 3 1/8X3 3/16
inches. The edition was 100 signed proofs. This one was signed twice in pencil once as part of a dedication in the lower left border.

$625.00

Etching, drypoint, image size 9 x 11 3/4 inches, c. 1940, pencil signed and titled, from a small lifetime printing, framed.

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This is an original aquatint etching by American artist Lester G. Hornby.  It is titled: Marabout Tombs, Tunis, 1909, and is described in the plate as: "Evening of the Bal Masque", the image measures 9 1/2X14 1/2 inches, pencil signed lower right corner.  Printed on a medium weight laid type paper.  This is a very scarce etching.  It appears in the Falk catalog as image number 301.

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This etching with sandpaper ground was created and printed by American artist Harold Kerr Eby.  The title: Little Franklin is named for a Ledge located off the coast of Friendship Maine.  The image measrues 8 1/2X14 5/8 inches.  Printed in an edition of 100 in 1937.  Eby left a skim of unwiped ink on the plate to create tone in the water.  A fine impression, nicely framed with archival materials.

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This is a rare etching by American artist of the Southwest, George Elbert Burr.  The title is: Whirlwinds, Mojave Desert, California no. 2.  It was created and printed circa 1930.  This pencil signed and titled etching measures 8X10 inches.  This appears in the Burr catalog as image number 281.

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This is an original wood block print by American artist Isac Friedlander.  Created circa 1930 this image is titled: "Companions", It is pencil signed and titled in the lower border.  The image measures 11 3/4X9 3/4 inches.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.  Isac Friedlander (1890-1968) was born in Mitau, Latvia. He was arrested in 1906 and imprisoned by Russian authorities for anti- Czarist Political activities from 1906 to 1912. He studied art at the Academy of Rome, Italy from 1913 until 1917. He was a friend of Russian writer Maxim Gorky. Friedlander began his printing career in 1915. In 1917 he repatriated to Russia during the Kerensky regime, but in 1929 Friedlander immigrated to the US with the encouragement of his cousin Joseph Hirshhorn.

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This is an original drypoint etching by American artist Kerr Eby.  The title is: Burns Brothers, Sutton Place New York, it was created and printed in 1922 in an edition of only 50.  The image measures 12 1/4X8 3/4 inches.  It is hand signed in pencil with the "imp" after his name which means he printed this impression himself in his studio.

Burns Brothers is the New York City coal company that had many depots along the East River including this one at 56th street and Sutton Place.

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A great New York etching by Joseph Pennell, measuring 9 7/8 x 6 7/8 inches, published in 1921, cat: Wuerth-785, pencil signed "JoPennell imp", the "imp" indicating that Pennell printed this impression himself. This is a early trial proof of the published state.

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This is an original pencil signed etching by American artist Lawrence Kupferman.  The title of this work is:
"Victorian Carriage House". This etching was created and printed in 1939 and is editioned as 13/100.  The etching is signed and titled in the lower border, the image measures 9 3/4X11 5/8 inches.  

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Lithograph, image size 21 1/4 x 14 3/8 inches, c. 1920, edition of 50, pencil signed, framed.

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This is a fine original lithograph by American artist Birger Sandzen.  The title is: In the Skerries.  It was created and printed in 1924.  This image is pencil signed and titled lower border and has an image size of 7X9 3/4 inches.  Printed on a medium weight laid type paper.  This image appears in the Sandzen catalog as image number L-97.

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An excellent example of the artistry of the American printmaker, John Taylor Arms. This image measures 12 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches, pencil signed and dated 1925, from his Spanish Church Series #5, printed by Frederick Reynolds in an edition of 152, cat: Fletcher 164. John Taylor Arms was one of the foremost American printmakers of the 20th century, known for his exquisite compositions and exacting details which gave his etchings a very realistic, almost photographic appearance. He specialized in images of European architecture and cathedrals.

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This is a fine collaboration between Kerr Eby and John Taylor Arms.  This image is titled; Medieval Pageantry, it was created and printed in 1933 in an edition of 100, 50 to Arms and 50 to Eby.  The image measures 12 5/8X8 5/8 inches.  Hand signed in pencil lower right by both artists.  This image appears in the Giardina catalog as image number 179.  The subject is Sainte Radegonde in Poitiers, France.

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This is a fine modernist wood engraving by American artist John P. Heins (1896-1969)  This wood engraving was created and printed 1936 in an edition of about 28, created for the WPA in NYC.  The image measures 5 7/8X7 3/4 inches.  This is a rare unstamped proof purchased from the artist's estate.

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This is an original etching by American artist Kerr Eby.  It is titled: "In the Open" this image was based on the artist's WWWI experiences in France.  The image measures 7 7/8X12 3/4 inches.

It was created and printed in 1927 in an edition of 90 impressions.  This etching is pencil signed by the artist lower border.

$625.00