20th Century American Prints

20th Century American Artists

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

$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 color lithograph by American artist Leonard Baskin (1922-2000) The title of this work is "Rachel", it was created and printed in 1976 in an edition of only 100. The image is quite large measuring 37 1/2X26 inches. It is currently framed. Pencil signed lower right within the edge of the image.

$650.00

A beautiful etching by John Taylor Arms measuring 12 3/8 x 17 3/8 inches, pencil signed and dated, printed in 1945, state II, cat: Fletcher-390. John Taylor Arms was an extremely talented and successful artist in the early 20th century, known especially for his exquisite renderings of French cathedrals and other European architecture. He served as a naval officer during WWI and at the onset of WWII was ready to serve again, but did not meet the Navy's physical requirements. Instead, Arms created his "U.S. Navy Ship Series," to support the American war effort.

$650.00

This is an original hand signed lithograph by American artist Stow Wengenroth. The title of this piece is "Bufflehead", it was created and printed in 1967 in an edition of only 50 signed proofs.
The image measures 9 3/4X15 7/8 inches. This lithograph appears in the Stuckey catalog as image number 312. Very good condition, matted not framed.

$650.00

This is a pencil signed lithograph by American artist Dudley Morris.  Created cira 1940 this image is titled: Food after the Flood.  It has an image size of 9 3/4X13 1/2 inches.  It was from the edition of only 25 impressions.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.

$625.00

This is a great New York etching, image size 8 5/8 x 5 3/4 inches, 1929, cat: Chamberlain-86, pencil signed and numbered below the image, titled in the lower margin. A rich impression on a grey toned laid type paper with ample margins and deckled edges. Samuel Chamberlain studied architecture at MIT, but interrupted his studies to serve in France during WWI. After the war, Chamberlain worked as an architectural draftsman in Boston before leaving the US to travel throughout France and Europe. During his time overseas, Chamberlain began sketching the countryside and architecture, eventually studying at the Royal College of Art in London. He became well known for his carefully rendered etchings and drypoints of both European and American buildings and cityscapes.

$625.00

This is an original wood block print by American artist Isac Friedlander.  Created circa 1930 this image is titled: "Companions", It is pencil signed and titled in the lower border.  The image measures 11 3/4X9 3/4 inches.  Printed on a medium weight wove type paper.  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.

$625.00

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

This 1937 etching by the American artist, Peggy Bacon, measures 4 3/4 x 3 7/8 inches, pencil signed and titled, 1937, cat: CL-122, published by AAA, label included with artist provenance, edition of 250. Born into an artistic family, Peggy Bacon's talents were apparent at an early age. By the age of 20, she had her first solo show in New York. She then went on to study at the Art Students League under John Sloan, Kenneth Hayes Miller and George Bellows.

$625.00

This is an original lithograph by American artist Stow Wengenroth (1906-1978) Well known for his costal New England Scenes, this is an early view titled: "Island Light, Booth bay Harbor, Maine. It was created and printed in 1937. In an edition of 50. The image measures 11 11/16X10 1/16 inches. It appears in the Stuckey catalog as image number 68.

$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 very fine original etching by American artist Kerr Eby. The title of this work is "The Cattle Ford", it was created and printed in 1945 in an edition of 100.
The image measures 8 15/16X13 1/2 inches. It is printed on a medium weight wove type paper. It is hand signed in pencil and has the "imp" inscription after his name to show that he personally printed this impression. The scene is most likely near Eby's home in Westport, Connecticut. This image appears in the Giardina catalog as image number
207. Fine use of plate tone in the sky and snow.

$625.00

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

$625.00

Etching, Artist's Proof with numerous fingerprints left during printing, image size 8 3/8 x 10 3/4 inches, not included in the Wuerth catalogue, inscribed in the plate lower left "Chelsea Church," pencil signed

$625.00