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Peck's Slip, N.Y.C. = 1934, Drypoint.

Edition proofs only. Signed titled and inscribed ARTIST PROOF in pencil. Annotated in pencil, ENGRAVED & PRINTED BY THE ARTIST. FROM HIS W.C. 1934 in the bottom sheet margin.

Image size 6 3/4 x 8 11/16 inches (171 x 221 mm); sheet size 8 7/8 x 11 inches (225 x 279 mm).

A superb, richly inked impression, in dark sepia ink, on cream wove paper, with full margins (7/8 to 1 1/4 inch), in excellent condition.

A scarce, early impression, printed by the artist.

SOLD


Ship Building, Gloucester = 1943, Drypoint and Pencil.

Edition not stated. Signed and dated in the plate, lower right. Annotated TRIAL PROOF and Tone Foreground something like it is now - I erased it in places as you can see in ink, in the bottom sheet margin.

Image size 7 5/8 x 11 inches (194 x 279 mm); sheet size 11 3/4 x 15 1/4 inches (298 x 387 mm).

A fine, working proof impression, with rich burr, on cream laid paper; margins trimmed by the artist (1 3/4 to 2 1/2 inches). Touched by the artist with extensive graphite additions and erasing of plate tone.

Printed by Alfred Jones.

$800.


Ship Building, Gloucester = 1943, Drypoint.

Edition not stated. Signed and titled in pencil. Signed and dated in the plate, lower right.

Image size 7 5/8 x 11 inches (194 x 279 mm); sheet size 11 1/2 x 14 1/4 inches (292 x 362 mm).

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

Printed by Alfred Jones.

$550.


The East River = 1946, Drypoint.

Edition 65. Signed in pencil. Signed and dated in the plate, lower right.

Image size 9 7/8 x 13 15/16 inches (251 x 354 mm); sheet size 12 1/2 x 16 3/4 (318 x 425 mm).

A fine impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (1 to 1 3/8 inches), in excellent condition.

Printed by Alfred Jones.

$1600.


Tranquil Harbor = 1958, Wood Engraving.

Edition 55. Signed in pencil. Signed in the block, lower right.

Image size 8 3/8 x 10 1/16 inches (213 x 155 mm); sheet size 10 5/8 x 12 1/2 inches (270 x 318 mm).

A fine impression, on cream laid Japan, with full margins (1 1/8 to 1 3/8 inches), in excellent condition. Printed by the artist.

$450.


Sundown, Stonington, Maine = 1969, Wood Engraving.

Edition not stated. Signed and titled in pencil. Signed in the block, lower right. Annotated OK - EXTRA SPECIAL - ENGRAVED AND PRINTED BY THE ARTIST - - EXHIBITION PROOF - in pencil in the bottom sheet edge.

Image size 5 1/8 x 6 1/16 inches (130 x 154 mm); sheet size 7 1/16 x 8 3/16 inches (179 x 208 mm).

A fine impression, on cream wove Japan, with full margins (3/4 to 1 1/8 inches), in excellent condition. Printed by the artist.

$250.


Along the Docks, New York = 1985, Etching.

Edition 50. Signed, titled and numbered 12/50 in pencil. Signed and dated in the plate, lower left. Annotated FROM A 1936 WATERCOLOR BY THE ARTIST in pencil, in the bottom sheet edge.

Image size 9 7/8 x 13 11/16 inches (251 x 348 mm); sheet size 15 x 19 (381 x 483 mm).

A fine, richly inked impression, on off-white wove paper, with full margins (2 1/4 to 2 3/4 inches), in excellent condition.

SOLD


Under the Bridge = 1988, Etching.

Edition 50. Signed, titled and numbered 3/50 in pencil. Signed in the plate, lower right.

Image size 9 3/8 x 12 inches (238 x 305 mm); sheet size 15 x 22 1/4 (381 x 565 mm).

A fine, richly inked impression, on off-white wove paper, with full margins (2 1/4 to 5 1/4 inches), in excellent condition.

$700.



The Hostages = 1939, Pencil.

Signed in pencil, in the image, lower right.

Image size 8 5/16 x 12 1/8 inches (211 x 308 mm).

A bold, spontaneous rendering, on buff wove paper, in excellent condition. The sheet trimmed by the artist to the image edges.

Provenance: Estate of the artist.

$750.


Icing Down (Gloucester) = 1939, Watercolor.

Signed and dated, lower left.

Image size 19 1/4 x 25 1/4 inches (489 x 641 mm).

A fine, spontaneous rendering, with fresh colors, on watercolor paper; the image extending to the sheet edges, in excellent condition.

Provenance: Estate of the artist.

$3500.


California Live Oaks = c.1945, Watercolor.

Signed and annotated CALIFORNIA, lower left.

Image size 20 x 26 inches (508 x 660 mm).

A fine, spontaneous rendering, with fresh colors, on watercolor paper; the image extending to the sheet edges, in excellent condition.

Provenance: Estate of the artist.

$4500.


Con Edison Power Plant, New York = 1949, Watercolor.

Signed and dated in ink, lower right. Titled in the artist's hand on the backing board CON EDISON POWER PLANT.

Image size 19 3/4 x 25 3/4 inches (502 x 654 mm).

A fine, spontaneous rendering, with fresh colors, on watercolor paper, the image extending to the sheet edges. Mat line at the outside sheet edges recto; masking tape adhesive remains at the sheet edges verso, not affecting the image, otherwise in excellent condition.

Provenance: Estate of the artist.

$4500.


Untitled (Drydock, Gloucester) = 1953, Watercolor.

Signed and dated, lower left.

Image size 19 7/8 x 25 7/8 inches (505 x 657 mm).

A fine, spontaneous rendering, with fresh colors, on watercolor paper, the image extending to the sheet edges. Brown paper tape remains on the sheet edges, verso; in excellent condition.

Provenance: Estate of the artist.

$3500.


Power Station, NYC = 1966, Brush and Ink.

Signed and dated, lower right. Titled in pencil, beneath the image, lower right.

Image size 13 1/2 x 19 1/4 inches (243 x 489 mm); sheet size 16 3/8 x 21 3/4 (419 x 552 mm).

A fine spontaneous rendering, on cream wove paper, in excellent condition.

Provenance: Estate of the artist.

$1200.


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