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Portrait of Roderick Seidenberg- 1928, Lithograph.

Robinson and Pirog 23. Edition 30. Signed and dated 1929 in pencil. Annotated artist proof - Litho Stone in the artist’s hand, in pencil, in the bottom center sheet edge.

Image size 9 5/8 x 8 3/16 inches (244 x 207 mm); sheet size 16 x 11 1/2 inches (406 x 292 mm).

A fine, richly-inked impression, on cream wove paper, the full sheet with wide margins (1 5/8 to 3 3/4 inches), in excellent condition. Printed by George Miller.

Roderick Seidenberg (1889 -1972) was an architect and writer whom Dwight met around 1915. The two lived together for a number of years and remained close friends until the end of Dwight’s life.

Exhibited: Weyhe Gallery, one-person shows, 1928 and 1938.

Collections: Ackland Museum, Boston Public Library, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, New York Public Library, Philadelphia Museum of Art.

$1500.


In the Crowd (Faces in the Crowd) 1931, Lithograph.

Robinson and Pirog 60. Edition 32. Signed, dated and titled in pencil.

Image size 9 3/8 x 11 3/4 inches (238 x 298 mm); sheet size 11 3/8 x 16 inches (289 x 406 mm).

A fine, rich impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (3/4 to 2 1/8 inches), in excellent condition. Printed by George Miller. Scarce.

Exhibited: Downtown Gallery, New York, "American Print Makers Fifth Annual Exhibition", December, 1931; Weyhe Gallery, January, 1932; Print Club of Philadelphia, January, 1932; Art Institute of Chicago, June - November, 1933; National Academy of Design, March - April, 1934; Trust for Museum Exhibitions, Washington, D.C., 1987; Arizona State University, April - August, 1989; and U.S. Library of Congress, 1999 - 2000.

Reproduced: Print Bulletin, January, 1932; The Artist in America, Zigrosser, 1942; American Artist, “Mabel Dwight: Master of Comédie Humaine”, Zigrosser, June, 1949; American Master Prints, 1987; Life of the People: Realist Prints and Drawings from the Ben and Beatrice Goldstein Collection, 1912-1948, Library of Congress, 1999; Paths to the Press, Printmaking and American Women Artists, 1910-1960, Beach Museum of Art, 2006; American Master Prints from the Betty and Douglas Duffy Collection, the trust for museum exhibitions Washington, D.C., 1987.

Collections: Arizona State University; Museum of Fine Art, Boston; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Slater Memorial Museum, Connecticut; Whitney Museum of American Art.

SOLD


White Mansion- 1934, Lithograph.

Robinson and Pirog 72. Edition 50. Signed and dated in pencil.

Image size 11 x 15 5/16 (318 x 248 mm); sheet size 15 7/8 x 23 inches (376 x 291 mm).

A fine, rich impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (1 7/8 to 4 1/16 inches), in excellent condition. Printed by George Miller.

Collections: Milwaukee; Museum of Modern Art, New York Public Library, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Seattle.

$1100.


Christmas in Paris- 1939, Lithograph.

Robinson and Pirog 98. Edition 25. Signed, titled and numbered 14 in pencil. Stamped FEDERAL ART PROJECT NYC WPA in the lower left margin. Scarce.

Image size 9 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches (241 x 318 mm); sheet size 11 7/16 x 16 1/16 inches (291 x 408 mm).

A fine, rich impression, with full margins (15/16 x 1 3/4 inches), on cream wove paper, in excellent condition. Scarce.

A preparatory drawing for this work, probably made when the artist was in Paris in 1926-27, was exhibited at Dwight's one person show at the Weyhe Gallery in1928.

Collections: Ackland Art Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, National Museum of American Art, New York Public Library, Philadelphia Museum of Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, University of Alabama, University of New Mexico.

$1900.


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