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Manhattan Vista - -1934, Drypoint.

Kraeft 47. Edition 100. Signed, dated 1934, and annotated Ed 100 in pencil. Signed in the plate, lower left.

Image size 7 15/16 x 10 5/8 inches (202 x 270 mm); sheet size 10 11/16 x 14 1/8 inches (271 x 359 mm).

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

Exhibited and reproduced: New York, New York! The Prints & Drawings of Martin Lewis & Armin Landeck at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, September 14 - October 14, 1984; The American Scene on Paper; Prints and Drawings from the Schoen Collection, Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, 2008.

Collections: Brooklyn Museum, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art.

$3800.


Studio Interior No. 1- -1935, Drypoint.

Kraeft 57. Edition 100. Signed in pencil. Signed in plate, lower right.

Image size 7 15/16 x 10 5/8 inches (202 x 270 mm); sheet size 10 11/16 x 14 1/8 inches (271 x 359 mm).

A superb, velvety impression, on cream laid paper, with full margins (1 3/8 to 1 3/4 inches), in excellent condition.

“The interior of my first studio in Cornwall, Connecticut.” –Landeck

Reproduced: American Master Prints from the Betty and Douglas Duffy Collection, The Trust for Museum Exhibitions, Washington, D.C., 1987.

Collections: FAMSF, Terra Foundation, Smithsonian Museum.

$1200.


Manhattan Nocturne- -1938, Drypoint.

Kraeft 70. Edition 100. Signed in pencil. Signed in pencil and dedicated by the artist, For Chester Price from—

Image size 7 1/8 x 11 7/8 (181 x 303 mm); sheet size 10 1/4 x 15 3/8 inches (260 x 390 mm).

A superb, early impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (1 1/2 to 1 3/4 inches); pale glue stains from the original hinges on the top sheet edge, well away from the image; otherwise in excellent condition. This exceptionally fine impression chosen by the artist and gifted to his friend and fellow artist Chester Price.

Presentation Print of the Society of American Etchers, 1938. In 1974 the artist extensively reworked the plate with engraving, retitling it Manufacturer’s Trust (Kraeft 127).

Exhibited and Reproduced: The American Scene: Prints from Hopper to Pollock, Stephen Coppel, The British Museum, 2008.

Collections: BM, MMA, MOMA, NYPL, WMAA, AAM, CAM, CMA, CWAM, WMA, DAM, SAAM, CGA, LC, NGA, HAA, CM, MAM, BPL, MFA, FAM, WAM, KAM, SMAG, HMA, NPL, PCA, BM, DMA, YUAG, AFGA.

$2200.


12th Street Walls - -1944, Drypoint.

Kraeft 93. Edition 100, first state. Signed in pencil. Initialed in plate, lower left.

Image 8 1/8 x 11 5/8 inches (206 x 295 mm); sheet size 11 1/4 x 14 3/4 inches (286 x 375 mm).

A superb, early impression, with all the fine lines printing clearly, on cream laid paper; full margins (1 1/2 inches), in excellent condition. Printed by the artist.

First Purchase Prize, Library of Congress, 1944.

Collections: LC, MFA, WMAA.

$2200.


The Siding - -1945, Drypoint.

Kraeft 94. Edition 100, first state. Signed, dated and annotated Ed 100 in pencil.

Image 7 x 11 7/8 inches (178 x 302 mm); sheet size 10 3/4 x 15 5/8 inches (273 x 397 mm).

A superb, crisp impression, with all the fine lines printing clearly, on cream wove paper; full margins (1 1/2 to 2 inches), in excellent condition. Printed by the artist.

Collections: LC, SAM, WMA, CWAM, PAFA.

$1400.


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