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East River Tugboats - 1938, Watercolor.
Signed and dated in ink, lower right.
Image size 13 7/8 x 19 5/8 inches (352 x 498 mm).
A fine, spontaneous rendering, with fresh colors, on watercolor paper, the image extending to the sheet edges. Original brown paper tape on the four sheet corners, verso; in excellent condition.
A depiction of New York's colorful East River tugboats, a favorite subject of Marsh's, with the top of the Brooklyn Bridge appearing above the docks on the left.
Skyline from Pier 10 Brooklyn - 1931, Etching.
Sasowsky 129. Edition: 18 final-state, lifetime impressions; 11 postumous (1956); 100 Whitney, 1971. Signed and annotated # 7 in pencil. Signed and dated in the plate, lower right.
Image size 6 3/8 x 11 7/8 inches (162 x 222 mm); sheet size 8 1/8 x 13 5/8 inches (206 x 346 mm).
A superb, richly inked impression, on cream laid paper, with full margins (5/8 to 1 1/8 inches); in excellent condition.
One of only 18 lifetime impressions. In the artist’s original mat; an exhibition label on the mat back: XXII ND BIENNIAL INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION - VENICE 1940. The label rubber-stamped and dated 10 MAG 40 XVIII (10 May 40).
Collection: Whitney Museum.
Tug at Battery - 1934, Etching.
Sasowsky 145. Edition 22, 4th (final) state impressions. Signed and numbered 14a in pencil. Titled in the lower left sheet corner, in pencil.
Image size 7 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches (200 x 251 mm); sheet size 10 1/16 x 13 1/2 inches (256 x 343 mm).
A fine, richly inked impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (1 to 2 1/8 inches), in excellent condition. Printed by the artist. Scarce.
Collections: Blanton Art Museum, Boston Public Library, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Museum of the City of New York, New York Public Library.
Erie R.R. Locos Watering - 1934, Etching.
Sasowsky 155. Edition 18, an 8th [final] state impression from the numbered impressions.
Image size 8 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches (225 x 302 mm); sheet size 10 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches (273 x 343 mm).
A superb, richly inked impression, on off-white wove paper; the full sheet with margins (3/4 to 1 inch) trimmed unevenly, as was the artist’s custom. Slight light toning with a previous mat opening, otherwise in excellent condition. Scarce.
Collections: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, New York Public Library, Harvard Art Museums, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art.