20th Century American Prints

20th Century American Artists

This is an original etching by American sporting artist Aiden Lassell Ripley.  The title is: Two Grouse, created and printed circa 1935.  This etching is pencil signed and titled in the lower border.  The image measures 11 1/8X9 7/8.  It is nicely framed with archival materials.  This scene was viewed by the artist: "Back of an old abandoned farmhouse on an Adirondack hill the long untended apple trees...where grouse find good feeding".

 

$6750.00

This is one of the most important etchings from the French Church series by American artist John Taylor Arms.  It is titled: Le Penseur de Notre Dame, this etching was created and printed in 1923, the first state of two printed by Frederick Reynolds.  The image measures 12 1/2X 10 1/8 inches.  Printed on a cream laid paper.  Hand signed in pencil lower right border.  This image was published in his book, Churches of France and the 1934 edition of the Print Collector's Quarterly.

$2850.00

This is an original drypoint etching by American artist Frank Benson.  The title is: The Bridge, it measures 13 1/2X10 5/8 inches.  Hand signed in pencil lower right.  This drypoint was created and printed in 1923, printed on a Whatman watermarked laid type paper.  This etching was printed in an edition of 150 proofs.  It appears in the Ordeman catalog as image number 227.  A fine rich impression with plate tone used in the printing of this impression.

$2650.00

Original pencil signed drypoint etching by American artist Frank Benson 1862-1951. The title of this work is "The Landing", created and printed in 1915 in an edition of only 50. The image measures 7 1/4X11 1/4 inches. Printed on Shogun watermarked paper. The etching appears in the Ordeman catalog as image number 70. The setting of this image was Fox Island on Penobscot Bay. Excellent condition matted not framed. Editioned as 46/50.

$2200.00

This is an original etching with aquatint by American artist John Taylor Arms.  The title is: The Sarah Jane, New York.  This etching was created and printed in 1920 in an edition of 50 in this the second state with the added aquatint.  The image measures 10 /4X7 1/4 inches.  It is hand signed and dated in pencil and inscribed, Frederick Reynolds, Printer.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.  This image appears in the Fletcher catalog as image number 56.

$1850.00

This is an original aquatint etching by American artist Doel Reed.  This image was created and printed in 1941 in an edition of 100.  This was originally sold through Associated American Artists in New York.  The image measures 8 15/16X14 7/8 inches.  Pencil signed lower right.

$1800.00

This is an original etching by American artist John Taylor Arms.  This etching is pencil signed,dated and numbered as Ed.100.  The image measures 7 1/4X6 3/4 inches.  This impression is from the 1st state of 3.  This award winning etching was entered in an exhibit by the New York Watercolor club, part of their Black and White show in 1932.  This etching was originally sold by Kennedy and Co in New York.  Framed with original label.

$1650.00

This is a very cool lithograph on zinc, image size 12 5/8 x 17 7/8 inches, 1919-1920, from a very small edition of 27 or fewer impressions, cat: Czestochowski-134, printed by Bolton Brown, pencil signed. Provenance: The Cleveland Museum of Art. Davies was a truly remarkable artist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries known for his dreamlike etchings and lithographs. In his catalog raisonne of Davies work, Czestochowski writes "In a time of social, political, scientific and artistic upheaval, Davies hewed to an unwavering inner vision, one of classically graceful figures in an eternal dance with nature." This image is a beautiful homage to the ancient Greeks, which Davies portrays in his distinctive style that is at once quite classical and quite modern.

$1650.00

Etching, image size 6 3/8 X 14 9/16 inches, printed in 1942 by Charles White in an edition of 150, 2nd state proof, numbered "II", cat: Fletcher-370, pencil signed and dated. This atmospheric etching is a great example of the delicate lines and precise detail for which Arms was known. This image won several awards in the early 1940s; the Mrs. Henry F Noyes Memorial Prize for best print at the 27th Annual Exhibition of the Society of American Etchers, New York, N.Y. 1943; the First Prize in Black and White Section at the 12th Annual Exhibition of the Irvington Art and Museum Association, Irvington, N. J. 1945; and the First Prize in Black and White at the Annual Art Exhibition of the Bridgeport Art League, Bridgeport, CT. 1945.

$1600.00

This is an original etching by American artist of the Ash Can School, John Sloan (1871-1951)  The title is Mars and Bacchante, it was created and printed in 1915 in an edition of 100 proofs.  This one is hand signed and titled in pencil by the artist.  The image measures 4 1/4X6 inches.  Printed on a medium weight laid type paper, Printed by Charles White.

$1475.00

This is an original lithograph by Japanese American artist Yasuo Kuniyoshi.  It is titled The Cyclist.  It was created and printed in 1939 and originally sold through Associated American Artists in New York.  The image measures 12 1/2X8 3/4 inches.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.  This lithograph is clearly signed in pencil lower right by the artist.  One of his images from his circus series.

$1450.00

This is an original pencil signed lithograph by American artist Louis Lozowick.  The title is: Winter Fun, the view is a scene in Central Park in winter, facing South with the Plaza Hotel in the background.  This image was created and printed in 1940, published by Associated American Artists in New York, in an edition of 250.  The image measures 9 7/16X12 7/8 inches.  Very nice condition, printed on a medium weight wove type paper.  The image appears in the Flint catalog as image number 188.

$1450.00

Etching, drypoint, image size 15 x 9 7/8 inches, 1930, trial proof before the published state of 150, Ordeman #300, pencil signed l.l. "Frank W. Benson", printed on Whatman paper.

$1400.00

This is an original pencil signed etching by American artist Otto Kuhler.  The title of this image is: Steel Castles.  It was created and printed in 1925 in an edition of 50 impressions.  The image measures 16 3/4X13 1/4 inches.  Printed with a brown toned ink.

$1250.00

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