20th Century American Prints

20th Century American Artists

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.

$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

Etching by the American artist, John Taylor Arms measuring 14 x 9 1/2 inches, pencil signed, inscribed "Third State" on lower margin, 1929, edition of 100, printed by Henry E. Carling, from the "French Church Series #26", cat: Fletcher-219. 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.

$600.00

This is a fine original etching and drypoint by American artist of the Southwest, George Elbert Burr.  The title is Evening, Arizona.  It was created and printed in 1930, hand signed in pencil lower left corner of the border.  The image measures 5X7 inches.  Alternate title is: Apache Trail.  

$600.00

This is a fine original etching by American artist Otto Ostrowsky.  It was taken from his series on the construction of sections of the New York Subway system in Manhattan, created and printed in 1937.  The image is pencil signed and measures 10X13 1/2 inches.  Printed on a medium weight laid type paper.

$600.00

This is an original etching by American artist Joseph Pennell. The title of this work is: "Carriage Approach to Pennsylvania Station, N.Y. This etching was created and printed in 1919, in an edition of only 50.
The image measures 11 3/4X7 inches, hand signed in pencil lower border. The signature has the imp after the artists name meaning that he printed this one himself.

$600.00

This is a fine original etching of New York City by American artist Joseph Pennell.  This work is titled: Four Story House, it was created and printed in 1904.  Pencil signed in the lower border, printed on a thin laid type paper.  The image measures 10 3/4X 7 3/8 inches.  In nice original condition, given as a gift to a library in 1952..

$600.00

This is a fine original etching of NYC by American artist Joseph Pennell.  The title is: Lower Broadway, NYC, it was created and printed in 1904.  Pencil signed, this image measures 11 7/8X7 3/4 inches.  Nice use of plate tone in the composition, a fine impression in good original condition.  Once give to the "Friends of the Library in 1952"

$600.00

This is an original pencil signed lithograph by American artist Albert Sterner.  The title is: The Mussel Openers, Newport.  This image was created and printed in 1913.  The image measures 17 1/8X13 3/4 inches.  A scarce image created in a very small edition.  The only other example can be found in the Amon Carter Museum.

$600.00

This c. 1940 lithograph by the American artist Hannes Bok measures 9 1/4 x 13 5/8 inches, pencil signed and titled. AAA label with artist provenance included, edition of 250. Bok's real name was Wayne Francis Woodard, a talented artist, apparent at an early age, who went on to become an illustrator, writer of poetry and science fiction, painter and printmaker. His mentors were Maxfield Parrish and Ray Bradbury, both having profound influences on him and his work.

$600.00

This is an original hand signed and titled wood block print by Jamaican artist Albert Huie.  The title is: Market Women, created and printed circa mid -1940's.  The image measures 9 1/2X7 1/4 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.” 

 

$600.00

This is an original mezzotint by American artist Alessandro Mastro-Valerio.  The title is Morning Paper, created and printed in 1941 as the presentation print of the Chicago Society of Etchers.  The image is pencil signed by the artist lower right and has the blindstamp by the CSE lower left corner of the border.  The image measures 8 15/16X5 9/16 inches.

$600.00

This is an original hand signed and titled wood block print by Jamaican artist Albert Huie.  This work created and printed circa mid-1940's has an image size of 9 1/2X6 3/4 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.” 

 

$600.00

 This image is from the series, The Panama Canal, created by American artist Joseph Pennell, the title of this work is: The City of Panama from the Tivoli Hotel, Ancon Hill, created and printed in 1912.  The image measures 22X17 inches on a sheet size of 25 1/2X20 1/2 inches.  Printed on a Fabiano watermarked laid type paper.Wuerth cat. number 242.

$600.00

This is an original woodblock print by Jamaican artist Albert Huie.  This image titled, Monday Morning was created and printed mid 1940's.  It is hand signed and titled in pencil.  The image measures 9 1/2X7 1/4 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.” 

 

$600.00