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Skaters - - 1928, Pochoir (Hand-Stenciled Gouache).

Smith S-6. Edition unknown. Signed in the image, lower right.

Image size 11 3/4 x 15 1/4 inches (298 x 387 mm); sheet size 18 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches (476 x 349 mm).

A rich, painterly impression, with fresh colors, on cream wove paper; full margins (7/8 to 1 7/8 inches), in excellent condition.

Collection: Philadelphia Museum of Art.

$1200.


Central Park - - 1929, Lithograph.

Smith L-14. Edition 15. Signed, dated and titled in pencil.

Image size 8 13/16 x 12 inches (224 x 305 mm); sheet size 10 1/2 x 13 1/4 inches (267 x 337 mm).

A fine, rich impression, on cream wove Japan paper, with full margins (5/8 to 7/8 inches), in excellent condition. Scarce.

Collection: Philadelphia Museum of Art.

SOLD


Paris Night - - 1930, Soft-Ground Etching, Aquatint, Engraving, Drypoint, and Roulette.

Smith I-120. Edition c.35. Signed in pencil and annotated Artist Proof.

Image size 14 7/8 x 11 1/8 inches ( 378 x 283 mm); sheet size 16 3/4 x 12 1/2 inches (426 x 318 mm).

A superb, atmospheric impression in warm black ink, on cream wove paper, with margins (1/2 to 1 1/4 inches).

Reproduced: Graphic Art of Emil Ganso, Joann Moser, University of Iowa Museum,1980; Charles Rand Penney’s Collection of Emil Ganso, Kenan Center, Lockport, NY, 1969; The Arts [May 1930]; American Magazine of Art [October 1934]; and Washington Star, (January 12, 1941).

Collections: Brooklyn Museum; Indianapolis Museum of Art; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; University of Iowa Museum; Philadelphia Museum of Art.

$1400.


Still Life with Peaches - - 1935, Color Lithograph.

Smith L-102. Edition 35. Signed and titled Still Life in pencil.

Image size 12 x 15 7/8 inches (305 x 403 mm); sheet size 15 3/8 x 19 1/2 inches (391 x 495 mm).

A fine impression with fresh colors, on off-white wove paper; full margins (1 1/2 to 2 1/8 inches), in excellent condition.

Exhibited: Fifth International Exhibition of Lithography and Wood Engraving, the Art Institute of Chicago, 1935-36.

Reproduced: A Spectrum of Innovation, Color in American Printmaking, 1890-1960, W.W. Norton & Co., 1990; Charles Rand Penney’s Collection of Emil Ganso, Kenan Center, Lockport, NY, 1969.

Collections: Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Detroit Institute of Art.

$1400.


Studio Mirror - - 1936, Chiaroscuro Wood Engraving.

Smith R-77B. Edition not stated. Signed and dated in the block, lower right.

Image size 14 3/8 x 9 3/8 inches (366 x 239 mm); sheet size 18 x 13 inches (457 x 330 mm).

A fine impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (1 3/8 to 2 1/4 inches), in excellent condition. Printed in two colors (light and dark brown). In the original American Artists Group mat.

Published by American Artists Group in an unsigned, unlimited edition not exceeding 200.

Collection: Philadelphia Museum of Art.

$150.


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