20th Century American Prints

20th Century American Artists

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

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 pencil signed etching by American Ash Can artist John Sloan.  The title is Bandit's Cave, it was created and printed in 1920 for the New Republic.  It was created in an edition of 500.  The image measures 7X5 inches, full margins, in very nice condition.  It appears in the Morse catalog as image number 195.

$1200.00

This is a fine original drypoint etching by American artist Walter Tittle.  The title is: Church of the Heavenly Rest, which was built in New York City in 1929.  This etching is hand  signed in ink and measures 12X10 inches, nicely framed with archival materials.  A very rich impression, Tittle at his very best...

$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 etching by American artist Gottlob L.Briem (1899-1972)  This etching titled lower left in pencil, "Tower Under Construction, George Washington Bridge" has an image size of 14 3/4X9 5/16 inches.  Pencil signed, dated, 1930 and numbered, 47/100.  Printed on a watermarked laid type paper.  A very dramatic composition, one of his best efforts.

$975.00

Lithograph, image size 18 x 13 inches, edition of 30, 1945, print signed, dated, edition number, and title in pencil. Plate signed "BS" l.r. Fine & Looney 246. 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.

$975.00

This is a fine original etching by American artist George Elbert Burr.  The title is Evening, a very atmospheric impression, both pencil signed and titled.  The image measures 12X10 inches.  Printed on a medium weight buff toned laid paper.  Very rich and fine inking on this image.  It appears in the Burr catalog as image number 124.

$975.00

Lithograph, (c. 1942), pencil signed, image size 7 1/2x11 3/4

$975.00

This is a very highly detailed drypoint etching by American artist Walter Tittle, (1883-1966)  This large image, pencil signed measures 10 1/2X15 1/2 inches. Printed on a medium weight wove type sheet, annotated as "Gift of the Artist" lower right border.  Very fine condition, a very rich impression of this rare image.

$975.00

This is a fine original etching and aquatint by American artist Gottlob L. Briem. This rare image is titled Empire State Building, N.Y.C.  It was created and printed circa 1930.  It is pencil signed and inscribed "to Elmerine (Finn) a Vermont artist with best wishes".  The image measures 14X9 inches,  printed on a medium weight wove type paper.

$975.00

This is a fine original lithograph by American artist William S. Schwartz.  The title is: Portrait of the Artist's Wife and her Grandfather.  THis lithograph was created and printed in 1929.  The image measures 21 1/4X16 5/8 inches.  Hand signed in pencil lower left and also signed within the plate.  William S. Schwartz was born in Smorgon, Russia, February 23, 1896.  He immigrated to the USA at the age of 17 and became a successful artist moving to Chicago and studying at the Art Institute.

$975.00

This is a fine original etching by American Ex Pat, Mary Cassatt.  The title is: Looking into the Hand Mirror, No. 3.  It was created and printed in 1905, done in drypoint on an antique thin laid type paper, unsigned as typical of this image.  The image measures 8 3/4X5 1/4 inches.  This image appears in the Breeskin catalog as image number 202.  Very light toning to the sheet, some imperfections in the paper from when it was produced, unobtrusive .  A fine impression of this well known image.  "Mary Stevenson Cassatt was an American painter and printmaker. She was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, but lived much of her adult life in France, where she befriended Edgar Degas and exhibited with the Impressionists. "  Nice custom Framed..

$975.00

This is an original drypoint etching by American artist Gottlob L. Briem.  The title of this work was : Base of the Chrysler Building, New York, It was created and printed circa 1930, pencil signed and titled in the lower border, the image measures 14 5/8X10 3/16 inches.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.

$975.00

This is an incredible rare impression of the well known Panama Canal etching, The Guard Gate, Gatun Lock.  It was created and printed in 1912. Both etching and drypoint, with a rich burr in the shadow areas.   Pencil signed and annotated "imp" meaning that he printed this impression on his own press.  It is printed on a blue toned laid type paper,  Very fine condition, richly printed.  The image measures 12 1/2X9 1/2 inches.  It appears in the Pennell catalog as Wuerth number 627.  The edition is about 60 impressions.

$975.00