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The Writing Desk- - 1915, Etching.

Cortissoz and Clayton 56. Edition unknown, small. Signed with the artist’s monogram, in pencil. Signed and dated in the plate, upper right.

Image size 10 x 7 inches (254 x 179 mm); sheet size 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches (318 x 241 mm).

A fine impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (1 1/8 to 1 1/2 inches). The artist’s tack holes at the four sheet corners; a short (1/2 inch) repaired tear in the top right sheet edge; otherwise in excellent condition. Printed by the artist.

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Fifth Avenue, Noon- - 1916, Etching.

Cortissoz 77. Edition c. 20, 2nd state of two. Signed with the artist's monogram in pencil. Signed and dated in the plate, lower right.

Image size 9 15/16 x 7 3/16 inches (252 x 183 mm); sheet size 12 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches (321 x 248 mm).

A fine, crisp impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (1 3/8 inches); the artist's tack holes at the sheet edges, in excellent condition. Printed by the artist.

A view of Fifth Avenue looking north from 34th Street, etched from life.

Collections: Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, Cleveland Museum of Art, Corcoran Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exhibited: Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 1922; Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1916, 1922.

Cover illustration for 94 Prints by Childe Hassam, Joseph Czestochowski, 1980.

SOLD


Avenue of the Allies- - 1918, Drypoint.

Clayton/Cortissoz 147. Edition unknown but very small, only state. Signed with the initials cipher in pencil. Signed and dated in the plate lower right.

Image size 14 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches (375 x 248 mm); sheet size 17 1/8 x 11 1/4 inches (435 x 286 mm).

A fine impression, in warm black ink, on antique cream laid paper, with full margins (1 3/8 to 1 7/8 inches); the sheet a page torn from an old book, with a geometric engraving verso, the sheet edges consequently ragged in places with a tear in the upper right just into the platemark. Printed by the artist. Extremely scarce.

A New York City view of Fifth Avenue looking towards 59th Street, with the trees of Central Park visible in the background. After World War I Fifth Avenue was renamed The Avenue of the Allies during the Liberty Loan drives of 1918. Hassam made a number of famed paintings of this subject (known as the Flag Series), but just a few etchings, starting in 1916.

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Avenue of the Allies- - 1918, Lithograph.

Kleeman 2, Griffith 43. Edition 117. Signed with the initials cipher in pencil, in the bottom right margin. Signed, dated, and inscribed Childe Hassam / Oct 19th, 1918 4 p.m. in the stone,lower left.

Image size 12 1/2 x 6 7/8 inches (317 x 175 mm); sheet size 15 x 11 1/2 inches (381 x 292 mm).

A fine impression, in warm black ink, on antique cream laid paper, with full margins (1 to 2 1/2 inches), in excellent condition. Printed on a full leaf book page, with binding holes and torn edge on the right sheet edge, and light-toned deckle edges on the other three sides. Printed by the artist.

A view of New York City's Fifth Avenue.

Reproduced: 94 Prints by Childe Hassam, edited by Joseph S. Czestochowski, Dover, 1980.

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Impressionism, Sixth Avenue, New York City, Flags

The Old Dominy House (East Hampton)- 1928, Etching.

Cortissoz 303. Edition not stated. Signed with the artist's monogram in pencil. Signed, dated, and annotated Easthampton in the plate, lower right.

Image size 9 x 12 inches (229 x 305 mm); sheet size 12 x 15 inches (305 x 381 mm).

A fine, clean impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (1 1/2 inches all around), the artist’s tack holes at the top and bottom sheet edges, in excellent condition. Printed by the artist. A scarce East Hampton image

Collections: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Amica Library, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Cornell University Library, Yale University Art Gallery, Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum.

$6500.

EAST HAMPTON

The Old Mulford Farm (East Hampton)- 1929, Etching.

Cortissoz 319. Edition not stated. Signed with the artist's monogram in pencil. Signed, dated, and annotated Easthampton in the plate, lower right.

Image size 8 15/16 x 12 inches (227 x 305 mm); sheet size 12 x 15 inches (305 x 381 mm).

A fine, crisp impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (1 1/2 inches all around), the artist’s tack holes at the sheet edges all around, in excellent condition. Printed by the artist. A scarce East Hampton image

Reproduced: Impressionist Prints of Childe Hassam, edited by Joseph S. Czestochowski, Dover, 2003.

Collection: Yale University Art Gallery.

$5500.


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