American Prints

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Fashions of the Past -  SLOAN

Fashions of the Past
JOHN SLOAN
American, (1871- 1951)
Etching and aquatint, 1926, Morse 224 (vi/VI); edition 100. 8 x 9 7/8 in. Signed and dated in the plate, lower left. Signed and titled in pencil and inscribed "100 proofs." This is a fine impression printed on white wove paper. The margins are wide. The condition is excellent. This exemplary work by Sloan sums up window shopping in New York during the 1920s.
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Girl and Beggar -  SLOAN

Girl and Beggar
JOHN SLOAN
American, (1871- 1951)
Etching, 1910, Morse 150 (ii/II), edition 100. 4 3/8 x 6 in. Signed and dated in the plate. Signed, numbered and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is very good apart from a slight suggestion of toning within an earlier mat opening. The alternate title is "Putting the Best Foot Forward."
$1,600

Fifth Avenue Critics -  SLOAN

Fifth Avenue Critics
JOHN SLOAN
American, (1871- 1951)
Etching, 1905, Morse 128 (xi/XI), edition 100 plus the GBA edition. 5 x 7 in. Signed and dated in the plate. This is a fine impression as published in the Gazette des Beaux Arts, Paris, in a large edition of unknown size. The condition is fine and the margins are full. It was printed by A. Porcabeuf, Paris, and bears the printed title at the bottom, "Une Rue à New York."
$500

The Picture Buyer -  SLOAN

The Picture Buyer
JOHN SLOAN
American, (1871- 1951)
Etching, 1911, Morse 153 (v/V), edition 100. 5 1/4 x 7 in. Signed and dated in the plate, lower left. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, rich impression printed on ARCHES watermarked paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. (There's just a trace of light foxing in the right margin area.) Depicted here is the Macbeth Gallery in New York. This print was exhibited at the Armory Show in 1913.
$3,500

Young Model (The Model) -  SOYER

Young Model (The Model)
RAPHAEL SOYER
American, (1899-1987)
Lithograph, 1940, Cole 57, edition 250. 12 x 9 5/8 in. Signed on the stone, lower left. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent other than for the old, original hinges at the top corners. This is a fine example of Soyer as a traditional draughtsman "par excellence" and the model is one of his favorite subjects.
$1,250

Ghetto -  TURZAK

Ghetto
CHARLES TURZAK
American, (1899-1986)
Woodcut, 1931, edition 50. 12 x 9 3/16 in. Signed, numbered and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on a light cream laid paper. The margins are full. The condition is fine apart from a little spot of adhesive in the upper right corner of the margin.
$2,400

The Big Tree -  WATSON

The Big Tree
ERNEST W. WATSON
American, (1884-1969)
Linoleum cut printed in colors, undated (probably done in the 1930s), edition 25. 7 x 10 in. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on fibrous Japanese paper. The margins are full. The condition is good apart from faint toning in the outer margins from an old mat and a tin spot at the top edge center from an early hinge.
$400

A Midnight Dreary -  WATSON

A Midnight Dreary
ERNEST W. WATSON
American, (1884-1969)
Woodcut printed in colors, 1943, edition 200. 6 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. Signed and titled in pencil. Here we have a fine impression printed on thin Japan paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. This work was published by the Woodcut Society of Kansas City and we are including the original folder in which it was presented. The artist maintained a summer home in Monterey, MA.
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Reverie -  WEIDENAAR

Reverie
REYNOLD WEIDENAAR
American, (1915-1985)
Mezzotint, 1950, edition 250. 13x 10 3/4 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. The largest collection of his prints is located in the Grand Rapids Public Museum, MI.
$850

Repose -  WEIDENAAR

Repose
REYNOLD WEIDENAAR
American, (1915-1985)
Mezzotint, 1951, edition 250. 10 3/4 x12 3/4 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. The largest collection of his prints is located at the Grand Rapids Public Museum, MI.
$850

Picnic -  WENGENROTH

Picnic
STOW WENGENROTH
American, (1906-1977)
Lithograph, 1938, Stuckey 81, edition 50. 12 1/8 x 15 5/8 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart from a modest handling wrinkle in the top margin away from the image and a tiny smudge on the right margin, upper right. This charming early work was done in Port Clyde, Maine.
$650

Memory -  WENGENROTH

Memory
STOW WENGENROTH
American, (1906-1977)
Lithograph, 1971, Stuckey 336, edition 60. 14 3/8 x 10 3/4 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression in fine condition with full margins. Here we have outstanding example of his work.
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Summer Dusk -  WENGENROTH

Summer Dusk
STOW WENGENROTH
American, (1906-1977)
Lithograph, 1932, Stuckey 27, edition 54. 7 1/4 x 12 3/4 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. Very good condition; faint toning within an earlier mat opening. THe subject here is Eastport, Maine.
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Deserted House -  WENGENROTH

Deserted House
STOW WENGENROTH
American, (1906-1977)
Lithograph, 1931, Stuckey 13, edition 54. 9 1/2 x 9 3/8 in. Signed in pencil, lower right. This is a superb impression of this early work. The margins are full and the condition is fine. This Hopperesque image was done in Eastport, Maine.
$750

Meeting House -  WENGENROTH

Meeting House
STOW WENGENROTH
American, (1906-1977)
Lithograph, 1940, Stuckey 105, edition 40. 9 1/4 x 16 3/4 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression in fine condition. The margins are full. Depicted here is the Meeting House in Castine, ME which was built in 1790. This print is Wengenroth's first two stone lithograph. Besides the black stone, a very light grey tint stone was printed over the entire subject except for the whites.
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Snow Swept -  WEST

Snow Swept
LEVON WEST
American, (1900-1968)
Etching, 1929, edition 100. 9 1/2 x 12 3/4 in. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is very good apart from faint light toning within an old mat opening. West specialized in exactly this kind of imagery; men on horseback facing the elements. In 1962 he was awarded the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award by the Governor of Montana.
$650

Annie -  WHISTLER

Annie
JAMES A. MCNEILL WHISTLER
American, (1834-1903)
Etching, 1857-58, Kennedy 10, (iv/V), edition unknown. 4 3/4 x 3 1/8 in. Signed in the plate. This is a fine, early impression of the penultimate state printed on gold-toned chine applique. The margins are wide. The condition is very good apart from a very faint suggestion of discoloration from a previous mat opening and tape reside in places, verso, not affecting the image in any way. Fourth state impressions are far more desirable than final state impressions.
$2,400

Seymour Standing Under a Tree -  WHISTLER

Seymour Standing Under a Tree
JAMES A. MCNEILL WHISTLER
American, (1834-1903)
Etching with drypoint, 1858-59, Glasgow 30 (ii/III), Kennedy 31, (ii/III); edition unknown. 5 1/4 x 3 7/8 in. Signed in the plate. This is a fine, early impression of the second state of three printed on thin cream wove paper. The margins are wide and probably full. The condition is also fine. This early print is described by Katharine Lochnan as, "Whistler's first landscape etching." (See: The Etchings of James McNeill Whistler, Yale University Press, 1984; page 69.) The online Glasgow catalogue cites only 29 known impressions from this plate.
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The Little Mast -  WHISTLER

The Little Mast
JAMES A. MCNEILL WHISTLER
American, (1834-1903)
Etching and drypoint, 1879-1880, Glasgow 196 (v/VIII); Kennedy 185 (iv/IV), edition 50. 10 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. Signed in the plate with the butterfly, upper right. Signed on the tab, lower left, with the pencil butterfly and "imp." This is a very fine impression printed in dark brown ink on cream-colored laid paper. There's a partial Strasbourg Lily watermark showing which appears to be # 301 in the Art Institute of Chicago catalogue of the lithographs. The condition is excellent apart from traces of two old paper hinges on the right side, verso, which are inconsequential. The printed surface is pristine. This outstanding Venice etching was published in the First Venice Set.
PRICE ON REQUEST

The Kitchen -  WHISTLER

The Kitchen
JAMES A. MCNEILL WHISTLER
American, (1834-1903)
Etching, 1858, Glasgow 16 (ii/III), Kenedy 24 (ii/III); 67 impressions are recorded in the Glasgow catalogue. 8 7/8 x 6 1/8 in. Signed in the plate in the lower right. This is a very fine impression printed with plate tone on chine appliqué. The margins are substantial measuring about 1 1/8" to 1 1/2" in. The condition is fine apart from a very faint suggestion of toning within an earlier mat opening and traces of an old adhesive, verso, along the top edge of the sheet. This outstanding early work by Whistler was published in the "French Set" in this state with the name and address of the printer in the lower right ("Imp. Delâtre. Rue St. Jacques. 171."). An impression of the first state has not been located by the Whistler Etchings Project. Thirty-nine impressions of this important etching are listed in museum collections and today it's considered to be an uncommon print.
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