20th Century American Prints

20th Century American Artists

This is a fine drypoint etching by American artist George Elbert Burr.  The title is Oaks in Winter, created and printed in 1920, this pencil signed impression measures 9 7/8X6 7/8 inches,  A rich impression with plate tone in the sky and snow.

$650.00

This is an original hand signed etching by American artist Isac Friedlander. The title of this work is "Hear Oh' Israel", it was created and printed in 1944. One of the artists War aftermath motifs . This etching is inscribed as Trial Proof #2, from the later published edition of 50. The image measures 14X9 1/2 inches.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.

$650.00

This is an original etching by American artist Isac Friedlander. The title of this work is: "Blessed be thy name", it was created and printed in 1942. The image measures 12 3/4X8 1/4 inches. The artist's view of the aftermath of war in Europe. It is hand signed, titled, dated and inscribed as "Trial Proof No3" in the lower margin by the artist in pencil.
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.

$650.00

Drypoint etching with hand coloring (lips), image size 19 3/4 x 12 inches, 1907, pencil signed lower right

$650.00

This was the original lithographs from the Panama Canal Series created in 1912 by the American artist Joseph Pennell.  The title of this work is: The Approach to the Canal from the Pacific.  This impression done on a Fabiano watermarked laid paper is hand signed in pencil with collectors annotations in the lower edge of the sheet.  The image measures 16 1/2X 22 inches, on a sheet size of 20 1/2X25 1/2 inches.

$650.00

This is an impressive etching and drypoint by American artist William C. McNulty. The title is: "Demolishing the Century Theater, 1931" A great industrial study done in New York City. This etching has an image size of 9X11 1/4 inches. Pencil signed and titled. Done in an edition of 75 proofs.

$625.00

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.

$625.00

This is a fine original lithograph by American artist Don Freeman.  One of his State series, this image measures 9 5/8X11 7/8 inches.  Hand signed in pencil.  This lithograph was printed in an edition of 85.  A fine back stage view of the stage hands, some at Pinochle, while  "up in the Fly loft, the curtain always comes down to the split second."  This image appears in the Freeman catalog as image number 97.

$625.00

This is a fine original lithograph, pencil signed by American artist Don Freeman.  The title is: Casting for Character,  it was created and printed in  1934 in an edition of 184.  The image measures 9 7/8X12 inches.  Published by Associated American Artists in New York.  

$625.00

This is an original wood block print by Jamaican artist  Albert Huie.  This image is titled: In The Woods, created and printed circa 1945.  This woodblock is hand signed and titled in pencil in the lower border.  The image measures 9 1/2X7 1/2 inches.  

Albert Huie (1920-2010) was a seminal figure in the formation and development of a national Jamaican artistic identity, overcoming the hurdles of a colonial-based system of race and class distinctions to become the first native-born Jamaican artist to attain international renown and respect. Working primarily in the areas of landscape, portraiture, and figurative art, he established a multiple award-winning career that spanned seven decades and earned him the title of “the Father of Jamaican Painting.” 

 

$625.00

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

$625.00

This is a fine example of his Spanish Church Series by American artist John Taylor Arms.  The title is: Puerta Del Obispo, Zamora (The Bishop's Door, Zamora)  This etching was created and printed in 1933.  This image printed on a grey toned, watermarked, laid type paper measures 12 1/2X7 1/8 inches.  It is inscribed "to my friends, mr. and mrs Andrew Daglish"  (The British printmaker and his wife)  The beautifully detailed image appears in the Fletcher catalog as image number 266.

$625.00

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.

$625.00

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.

$625.00

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.

$625.00