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Europa---1926, Lithograph.

Edition 100. Signed and dated in the stone, lower right. Signed, titled, dated and numbered 71/100 in pencil.

Image size 7 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches (184 x 298 mm); sheet size 11 x 16 inches (279 x 406 mm).

A fine, rich impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (1 7/8 to 2 1/4 inches), in excellent condition.

$350.


Banana Grove ---1928, Lithograph.

Edition 100. Signed and dated in the stone, lower left. Signed, titled and numbered 70/100 in pencil.

Image size 12 5/8 x 9 inches (321 x 229 mm); sheet size 16 x 20 1/4 inches (406 x 514 mm).

A fine, rich impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (3 1/4 to 3 3/4 inches), in excellent condition. Archivally sleeved, unmatted.

$350.


Goat Herder's Wife---1928, Lithograph.

Edition 100. Signed and dated in the stone, lower left. Signed, titled and numbered 70/100 in pencil.

Image size 9 1/2 x 13 inches (241 x 330 mm); sheet size 15 3/4 x 18 1/2 inches (400 x 469 mm).

A fine, rich impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (2 5/8 to 3 1/2 inches), in excellent condition. Archivally sleeved, unmatted.

$400.


Hombre! Que Sin Verguenza! ("Man! Aren't you ashamed of yourself!" )---1928, Lithograph.

Edition 100. Signed and dated in the stone, lower left. Signed, titled and numbered 52/100 in pencil.

Image size 9 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches (248 x 349 mm); sheet size 16 x 19 3/4 inches (406 x 502 mm).

A fine, rich impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (2 3/4 to 3 1/4 inches), in excellent condition. Archivally sleeved, unmatted.

In 1928 Biddle visited Mexico with Diego Rivera. This work is a commentary on the social inequities he witnessed; the well-dressed carriage passenger in stark contrast to the poverty-stricken naked children.

$450.


Negros Bathing Haiti (River Bathing Haiti)---1928, Lithograph.

Edition 50. Signed, dated, titled and numbered 16/50 in pencil.

Image size 12 3/8 x 16 3/4 inches (314 x 425 mm); sheet size 15 3/4 x 21 3/4 inches (400 x 552 mm).

A fine, rich impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (1 1/4 to 2 5/8 inches), in excellent condition. Archivally sleeved, unmatted.

SOLD


Two Goats and a Rooster ---1929, Lithograph.

Edition 50. Signed, titled, dated and numbered 30/50 in pencil.

Image size 7 5/8 x 11 5/8 inches (195 x 295 mm); sheet size 11 x 16 1/8 inches (279 x 409 mm).

A fine, rich impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (1 9/16 to 2 3/8 inches). Very pale light toning within a previous mat opening, otherwise in excellent condition.

$550.


Katia's Dead ---1930, Lithograph.

Edition 100. Signed, titled, dated and numbered 3/100 in pencil. Signed and annotated 64 in the stone, lower right.

Image size 9 1/2 x 6 7/8 inches (241 x 175 mm); sheet size 15 5/8 x 11 3/8 inches (397 x 289 mm).

A fine, rich impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (2 to 3 3/8 inches), in excellent condition.

Created as an illustration for the book The Twelve by Alexander Blok, William Edwin Rudge, New York, 1931.

$450.


Untitled (Comrades) and Untitled (Embrace) ---1930, Lithograph.

Edition 100. Two images printed on a single sheet. Comrades: Signed in the stone, lower left, and annotated 57 in the stone, lower right. Embrace: Signed, dated and numbered 19/100 in pencil. Signed in the stone, lower right, and annotated 58 in the stone, lower left.

Image sizes: Comrades 4 3/8 x 6 15/16 inches (111 x 176 mm); Embrace 4 7/16 x 6 15/16 inches (112 x 176 mm); sheet size 15 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches (400 x 292 mm).

Both fine, rich impressions, on cream wove paper, with full margins (1 7/8 to 2 3/8 inches), in excellent condition.

Created as illustrations for the book The Twelve by Alexander Blok, William Edwin Rudge, New York, 1931.

SOLD


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