20th Century American Prints

20th Century American Artists

This is a vibrant original lithograph in colors by American artist Leonard Baskin. The image size is 24 1/2 x 36 1/2 inches oval, 1974, cat: Fern & O'Sullivan- 655, artist's proof apart from the published edition, pencil signed and notated "AP", printed on a full sheet of Arches paper with deckle edges. Leonard Baskin was an important artist in the mid 20th century, known for his evocative wood engravings, lithographs, and etchings. In the era of abstract expressionism, Baskin’s work tended toward the representational with a strong classical influence especially in his sense of composition and structure. In the 1970s Baskin created a series of striking large scale portraits of Native Americans to honor and highlight their role in the history of our country.

$650.00

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.

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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.

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This is a beautiful original lithograph by American Regionalist artist John deMartelly. The image size is 13 1/8 x 13 5/8 inches, 1937, pencil signed. John deMartelly studied at the Pennsylvania School of Fine Arts, as well as in Italy and London. He was close friends with Thomas Hart Benton, with whom he taught at the Kansas City Art Institute for several years, before becoming the artist in residence at Michigan State University. DeMartelly was known for his regionalist style, most often depicting scenes of rural American farm life. He owned a home in rural NH, and was known to have portrayed his neighbors in many of his images.

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This is an original etching by American sporting artist William J Schaldach.  The title is Windy Day, Jack Snipes, this etching was created and printed circa 1930.  This etching is hand signed in pencil lower right border.  The image measures 7X10 3/4 inches.  This is a very scarce image by this well known artist.  It was previously sold by Harlow, McDonald gallery in New York.  Nice use of plate tone in the sky, a rich impression...

$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

Color aquatint. Numbered in pencil in the lower left, 2/25. Pencil signed in the lower right. Plate signed in the lower left. Plate measures 8 x 10 inches on 8 7/8 x 11 3/8 inch wove type paper. Small registration holes on either side of the print. Meyerowitz studied at the National Academy of Design in NY and is best known for his development of producing etchings in color. His work is at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Carnegie Institute; National Academy of Design; Harvard University and the Library of Congress.

$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 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

Drypoint etching, image size 5 x 8 inches, titled, pencil signed lower left.

$625.00

This is an original hand signed etching by American artist Kerr Eby. The title of this work is: "The Cow Shed". It was created and printed in 1946, one of his last prints. Most likely a scene in Connecticut. The image measures 9 5/8X15 1/8 inches. Printed on a medium weight wove type paper. Ebay used the "imp" after his name to show that he personally printed this impression. Extensive use of plate tone throughout the sky and snow. It was printed in an edition of 100. This image appears in the Giardina catalog as image number 211.

$625.00

This is an original wood block print by American artist Isac Friedlander.  The title is: "Job", created circa 1940.  The image measures 10X14 1/2 inches.  Pencil signed and titled by the artist.  

$625.00

Pencil signed in the lower right, titled in the lower left. C. 1926. A scene from Berkeley, CA. Print measures 7 7/8 x 6 1/2 inches in a 13 1/2 x 12 3/4 gold frame. Kloss No. 94. The stylized lines in the trees capture the essence of life and movement in what most would consider a still subject.

$625.00

This 1915 etching by Joseph Pennell measures 11 3/4 x 7 3/8 inches. Pencil signed on the l.r. in an edition of 75.

$625.00