20th Century American Prints

20th Century American Artists

This Joseph Pennell etching measures 11 3/4 x 8 3/8 inches, pencil signed, 1904, cat: Wuerth 324, probably in an edition of 25. Pennell was an important American etcher, lithographer and illustrator. Good friends with James McNeill Whistler, he and his wife co-authored his biography. Pennell was known for his continued experimentation with technique and style, producing cityscapes, landscapes and marine scenes. He also printed many of his own images.

$695.00

Etching, image size 9 7/8 x 6 7/8 inches, 1921, cat. Wuerth 782 and the cover, pencil signed.

$675.00

This is an original lino cut by American artist Albert Abramovitz.  This work untitled is of two Masons laying brick.  The image measures 12X9 1/4 inches.  Pencil signed lower right border printed on a wove type buff toned sheet.  This image is likely from his Moscow, Work at night series showing the construction of their Subway system.

$675.00

This is an original drypoint etching by American artist Lawrence Kupferman.  It is titled: "Abandoned House", it was created and printed in 1939, this is editioned as 5/100.  The image measures 10 1/2X12 inches.  It is pencil signed and titled in the lower border

$675.00

This is an original woodblock print by American artist Albert Abramovitz.  The subject is the construction of the Moscow subway. Circa 1935.  Printed in a small edition. This image pencil signed and titled measures 7 5/8X6 3/8 inches.  Printed on a thin Japan type paper.

$675.00

This is an original pencil signed etching by American artist Joseph Pennell.  The title of this work is: "Sunset from the Williamsburg Bridge, NY"  It was created and printed in 1915 in an edition of 100.  The image measures 8 3/8X10 15/16 inches.  It appears in the Wuerth catalog as image number 674.  This etching has a collectors stamp in the lower border and the original Kappel N.Y. label.  The margins are thin on three sides which was typical of Pennell's etchings.  A fine and atmospheric image.

$675.00

9 3/8 x 11 1/2 inch etching and sandpaper ground on wove type paper, ed. 100. Cat: Giardina 193. Printed in 1937. Pencil signed "Kerr Eby imp", the "imp" indicating that Eby printed this impression himself.

Kerr Eby was a remarkable printmaker and a member of the Cos Cob Art Colony and friends with many of the important artist of the day, including Childe Hassam and John Taylor Arms. Eby was known for his atmospheric renderings of the New England landscape as well as his dramatic images of WWI.

$675.00

This is an original pencil signed lithograph by American artist Howard Cook.  The title is: Rosanna, it was created and printed in 1939 in an edition of 250.  This image was sold by Associated American Artists in New York.  The image measures 11 3/4X8 3/4 inches.  Beauful condition, matted not framed.

$675.00

This is one of the finest etchings by American artist George Elbert Burr.  The title of this work is: High Street, Oxford, circa 1900 when he and his wife spent time touring europe.  A wonderful impression of a rainy night in the city.  Richly inked, pencil signed and titled in the lower border.  The image measures 10X12 inches.  Framed.

$675.00

This is a fine large color screen print by American artist Harry Shokler (1896-1978)  The title of this work is Summer Hotel, created in 1945 and printed in an edition of 100.  Hand signed and titled in pencil and also signed with pen and ink within the image.  This large image measures 14 9/16X18 3/4 inches.  Very fine condition.  Matted not framed.

$675.00

Etching, 1924, image size 6 1/4 X 11 1/4", edition of 150, printed by F.Reynolds, French Church Series, pencil signed. Also called "Byzantine Revsisited" and "The Cathedral of St. Pierre."

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Lithograph printed in 1939. Edition of 25. Pencil titled in the lower left, signed and dated in pencil in the lower right. Plate measures 13 1/4 x 9 7/8 inches on 18 x 12 3/8. A delightful print full of light and movement.

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This is a rare trial proof etching and sandpaper ground by American artist Kerr Eby.  The title is: Island Winter, this was created and printed in 1941.  This is the rare first state of the later published etching, the image measures 9 9/16X15 3/16.  This scene was most likely Connecticut or Maine.  It appears in the Giardina Catalog as image number 204.  The later published edition numbered 100.  This is a unique proof.

$675.00

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 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