American Prints

Pages: < back [ 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 - 13 - 14 - 15 ] next >

Nova Scotia -  DWIGHT

Nova Scotia
MABEL DWIGHT
American, (1875-1955)
Lithograph, 1935, Robinson / Pirog 77, edition 40. 9 7/8 x 12 1/8 in. Signed in pencil. Here is a fine impression with full margins showing a deckle edge on all sides. The condition is fine other than for a little toning in the left margin well away from the image. According to the catalogue raisonné, Dwight visited Nova Scotia as a guest of Erhard Weyhe and his family.
$1,200

The Survivor, Staten Island -  DWIGHT

The Survivor, Staten Island
MABEL DWIGHT
American, (1875-1955)
Lithograph, 1929, Robinson / Pirog 40, edition 40. 10 x 13 3/4 in. Signed and dated in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is also fine. The edition was printed by George Miller in New York and three impressions are cited in museum collections. This compelling image provides a glimpse of the dramatic changes to the American urban landscape during the first half of the twentieth century.
$2,500

Winter -  DWIGHT

Winter
MABEL DWIGHT
American, (1875-1955)
Lithograph, 1945, Robinson / Pirog 109, edition only 4. 9 3/8 x 13 3/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart from the faintest suggestion of toning within an earlier mat opening. The setting of the image is New Hope, PA. Dwight lived in Bucks County off an on at a friend's farm beginning in 1939.
$1,500

The Family -  DWIGHT

The Family
MABEL DWIGHT
American, (1875-1955)
Lithograph, 1928, Robinson / Pirog 27, edition 50. 8 x 10 1/8 in. Signed in pencil. Here we have a fine impression in fine condition. The margins are full with a deckle edge all around. The edition was printed by George Miller in New York.
$1,300

Americana -  FABRI

Americana
RALPH FABRI
American, (1894-1975)
Etching, 1948, edition probably about 100. 7 7/8 x 9 5/8 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on cream laid paper. The margins are full. The condition is fine apart from old paper hinges near the top corners, verso. This compendium of American imagery includes: the US Capitol Building, cowboys and indians, farmers, an industrial scene, boxing, Miss America, big city skyscrapers, a ferris wheel and the artist's palette. This entertaining print was published by the Society of American Etchers.
$650

Under the Bridge  -  FAYE

Under the Bridge
HAROLD FAYE
American, (1910-1980)
Lithograph, 1938, edition probably about 25 impressions. 15 7/8 x 11 3/8 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is very good apart from very minor staining and handling creases in the margins. Faye was born in Illinois and later moved to New York. He studied at the Art Students League and was active in the NYC WPA program as a lithographer. This large print is listed in the Newark Museum collection as a WPA print from 1938. (Our impression is not stamped.) Another impression is listed in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The bridge shown in this scene is the Queensboro Bridge. A retrospective of his lithographs was held at the Hudson River Museum in 1987.
$1,500

Waterfront, Manhattan -  FIENE

Waterfront, Manhattan
ERNEST FIENE
American, (1894-1965)
Lithograph, 1931, edition 100. 11 x 17 3/4 in. Signed, dated and numbered in pencil. Titled in pencil in the lower margin. The print is also dedicated in pencil, "to Mr. & Mrs. Arnold Ronnebeck." Here we have a fine, rich impression with full margins. The condition is very good other than for minor soiling here and there in the outer margins and a tiny tear at the left edge. This is one of Fiene's best prints.
$1,400

Salinas River - California -  FLETCHER

Salinas River - California
FRANK MORLEY FLETCHER
British/American, (1866-1949)
Woodcut printed in colors, 1927-28, edition 100. 12 3/4 x 16 7/8 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on Japanese paper. The margins are full and the condition is good. (There are three small areas touched in with gouache(?), almost certainly by the artist, and faint traces of soiling in the water.) The importance of Fletcher both in England and later in America cannot be overstated. His seminal publication, Wood-Block Printing, published in 1916, had a lasting impact on many printmakers who explored the color woodcut medium. He came to America in 1923 and settled in Santa Barbara where he taught at the Santa Barbara School of Art. He became a naturalized citizen in 1926. This large print is an iconic arts and crafts California woodcut.
$9,000

Self Portrait -  FRASCONI

Self Portrait
ANTONIO FRASCONI
American, (b.1919)
Woodcut, 1947, edition unknown. 9 1/2 x 8 1/16 in. Signed in the block. Signed and dated in pencil. This is a fine impression of this rare early work. The paper is a cream-colored Japan with full margins. The condition is excellent. The Cleveland Museum checklist of the early prints of Frasconio list this as from 1946. The print is dated 1947 and the letters "NY" appear cut into the block in the bottom. We know he moved from California to New York in 1947 and his first exhibition at Weyhe Gallery was in 1948. (Note: We are always interested in acquiring fine prints by Frasconi.)
SOLD

Uncle Frank's Workshop -  GAG

Uncle Frank's Workshop
WANDA GAG
American, (1893-1946)
Lithograph, 1935, Winnan 106, edition 50. 13 x 9 in. Signed and dated in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is also fine. The edition was printed on a zinc plate by George Miller in New York. A preliminary drawing is in the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
$1,400

Evening -  GAG

Evening
WANDA GAG
American, (1893-1946)
Lithograph, 1928, Winnan 62, edition 100. 8 x 11 7/8 in. Signed and dated in pencil. This is a fine, rich impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. The edition was printed by George Miller in New York and nineteen impressions are located in museum collections. This print is illustrated and discussed in Paths to the Press, Printmaking and American Women Artists, 1910-1960, by Elizabeth Seaton, et al. (2006), pages 130-131.
$1,400

Spinning Wheel -  GAG

Spinning Wheel
WANDA GAG
American, (1893-1946)
Wood engraving, 1928, Winnan 57 (iii/III), edition 100. 4 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression on light cream wove paper with substantial margins (possibly full). The condition is fine. This impression is from the signed edition of 100 printed by the Spiral Press. There was an additional unsigned edition of 2,000 on card stock for a Weyhe Gallery invitation to a show of Gag's work.
$700

Airtight Stove -  GAG

Airtight Stove
WANDA GAG
American, (1893-1946)
Wood engraving, 1927-1933, Winnans 49 (ix/IX), edition 250. 4 7/8 x 3 5/8 in. Signed in pencil. Here we have a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. The edition was printed in 1934 by the International Print Guild for distribution to their membership. In the lower right corner, there's a vague outline of a cat's face.
$1,000

Fireplace -  GAG

Fireplace
WANDA GAG
American, (1893-1946)
Lithograph, 1930, Winnan 79, edition 100. 10 7/8 x 8 1/2 in. Signed and dated in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is also fine. The edition was printed on a zinc plate by George Miller in New York. The scene is a country home in West Cornwall, Ct.
SOLD

The Forge -  GAG

The Forge
WANDA GAG
American, (1893-1946)
Lithograph, 1932, Winnan 96 (ii/II), edition 100. 11 1/2 x 13 3/4 in. Signed and dated in pencil. this is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is also fine. The edition was printed on a zinc plate by George Miller in New York. Sixteen impressions are cited in museum collections. The scene for this print is a Blacksmith's shop in Carversville, PA.
$2,200

Winter Twilight -  GAG

Winter Twilight
WANDA GAG
American, (1893-1946)
Lithograph, 1927, Winnan 39, edition 100. 10 x 12 5/8 in. Signed on the stone, lower left. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression of this outstanding print. The margins are full and the condition is fine. The edition was printed by George Miller on a zinc plate. Nine impressions are cited in museum collections.
$3,200

Spring in the Garden (Spring II) -  GAG

Spring in the Garden (Spring II)
WANDA GAG
American, (1893-1946)
Lithograph, 1927, Winnan 38, edition 100. 10 x 13 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The sheet has a deckle edge on all sides. The condition is fine. This stellar print is illustrated on the cover of the catalogue raisonné by Audur H. Winnan. The edition was printed on a zinc plate by George Miller in New York. Fifteen impressions are cited in museum collections.
SOLD

Moonlight -  GAG

Moonlight
WANDA GAG
American, (1893-1946)
Lithograph, 1926, Winnan 26, edition 60. 14 x 16 7/8 in. Signed and dated in pencil. This is a superb, rich impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart from some wrinkles in the upper left corner margin outside of the image. The edition was printed by George Miller from a zinc plate and ten impressions are listed in museum collections. This large, poetic work is a dramatic study in darks and lights and shows the artist as a master of lithography.
SOLD

Spring Valley Willows -  GARBER

Spring Valley Willows
DANIEL GARBER
American, (1880-1958)
Etching, 1942, edition 50. 8 7/8 x 11 7/8 in. Signed in the plate and signed and titled in pencil. The impression was printed by the artist and is so inscribed "DG imp.). This fine, luminous impression has substantial margins measuring at least 1/2" all around. The condition is excellent. This large work is exemplary of Garber's skills as an etcher.
SOLD

Untroubled Waters -  GEARHART

Untroubled Waters
FRANCES GEARHART
American, (1869-1959)
Woodcut printed in colors, 1931, Pasadena catalogue pg. 85, edition perhaps 50. 10 1/2 x 9 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on Japanese paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. This is one of Gearhart's best works and it's not often signed in pencil.
SOLD

Pages: < back [ 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 - 13 - 14 - 15 ] next >

top of page


William P. Carl Fine Prints

P.O. Box 14688, Durham, NC 27709
TEL: 919-294-8228 - CELL: (413) 221-2383

E-mail: WPCARL@aol.com