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Autumn - c.1925, Color Woodcut.

Edition 50. Signed, titled and numbered 17/50 in pencil. Signed in the block, lower left.

Image size 5 5/16 x 4 7/8 inches (135 x 124 mm); sheet size 8 x 7 1/2 inches (203 x 191 mm).

A fine impression, with fresh colors, on cream wove Japan; full margins (1 to 2 inches). An unobtrusive printing crease in the left margin, otherwise in excellent condition.

$1100.


Spring - c.1925 (printed later), Color Woodcut.

Edition 50. Signed, titled and numbered 4/50 in pencil. Signed in the block, lower left.

Image size 5 5/16 x 4 7/8 inches (135 x 124 mm); sheet size 7 5/8 x 6 inches (194 x 152 mm).

A fine impression, with fresh colors, on off-white wove Japan; full margins (1/2 to 1 1/2 inches), in excellent condition.

The blocks created for Autumn were later printed by the artist in an alternate color scheme to produce this edition.

$1100.


Methodist Temple, Chicago - 1929, Woodcut.

Edition 50. Signed, titled and numbered 25/50 in pencil. Signed in the block, lower right.

Image size 13 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches (343 x 222 mm); sheet size 17 x 12 7/8 inches (432 x 327 mm).

A fine, black impression, on cream Japan, with full margins (1 1/2 to 2 1/4 inches), in excellent condition.

Collections: Art Institute of Chicago, La Salle University Art Museum.

$1200.


Michigan Avenue Bridge -1929, Woodcut.

Edition 50. Signed, titled and numbered 27/50 in pencil. Signed in the block, upper left.

Image size 12 1/2 x 8 5/8 inches (318 x 219 mm); sheet size 16 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches (419 x 311 mm).

A fine, black impression, on cream Japan paper, with full margins (1 5/8 to 2 1/4 inches), in excellent condition.

Collection: National Gallery of Art.

SOLD


North Bank of the Chicago River -1930, Color Woodcut.

Edition 50. Signed and titled in pencil.

Image size 9 x 12 inches (229 x 305 mm); sheet size 11 1/8 x 13 7/8 inches (283 x 337 mm).

A fine, richly-inked impression, with fresh colors, on cream wove Japan paper; the full sheet with margins (5/8 to 1 7/16 inches), in excellent condition. Scarce.

Collection: Library of Congress.

$4500.

Chicago, Urban, Men at Work, Precisionism

Merchandise Mart -1931, Woodcut.

Edition 50. Signed, titled and numbered 33/50 in pencil. Signed with the artist’s monogram in the block, lower right.

Image size 8 15/16 x 11 3/16 inches (227 x 284 mm); sheet size 13 1/8 x 16 3/4 inches (333 x 425 mm).

A fine, black impression, on cream Japan paper, with full margins (1 3/4 to 3 inches), in excellent condition.

Collections: Art Institute of Chicago (Hubbard Fund), Library of Congress, Newark Museum.

SOLD

Romance, Couple, Sex, Nude, Modernism, Art Deco, Precisionism

The Kiss - 1932, Woodcut.

Edition 100. Signed, titled and numbered 14/100 in pencil.

Image size 8 3/4 x 4 3/8 inches (222 x 111 mm); sheet size 11 5/8 x 8 3/8 inches (295 x 213 mm).

A fine, black impression, with full margins (1 3/8 to 2 1/4 inches), on cream Japan; original brown paper hinge remains in the top sheet corners recto and verso,
in excellent condition.

SOLD

Romance, Couple, Sex, Nude, Modernism, Art Deco, Precisionism

Loop Alley - c.1935, Color Woodcut.

Edition c. 25. Signed and titled in pencil.

Image size 11 x 8 3/4 inches (151 x 114 mm); sheet size 13 1/2 x 10 3/8 inches (203 x 146 mm).

A fine, clean impression, with fresh colors, on cream Japan; full margins (1/2 to 1 3/8 inch), in excellent condition. One of a series of color woodcuts entitled Chicago Moods in Color, created by the artist for the Works Progress Administration (WPA).

Collection: Library of Congress.

SOLD


Work Relief (Chicago Snowstorm) - c.1935, Woodcut.

Edition 25. Signed in pencil. Signed in the block, lower right.

Image size 8 3/8 x 11 9/16 inches (213 x 294 mm); sheet size 10 15/16 x 14 11/16 inches (278 x 373 mm).

A fine, richly-inked impression, on cream Japan paper, with full margins (1 to 1 3/4 inches), in excellent condition. Scarce.

Created by the artist for the Federal Art Project, Chicago Works Progress Administration (WPA).

Collections: Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Art Institute of Chicago, Baltimore Museum of Art, Library of Congress, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Weisman Art Museum.

SOLD


La Salle and Washington Street (Chicago, Illinois) - c.1935, Woodcut.

Edition c. 25. Signed and titled in pencil.

Image size 11 1/16 x 9 inches (281 x 229 mm); sheet size 13 1/2 x 11 1/16 inches (343 x 281 mm).

A fine, richly-inked impression, on cream Japan paper, with margins (1 to 1 3/8 inches), in very good condition. Scarce.

Created by the artist for the Federal Art Project, Chicago Works Progress Administration (WPA).

Collection: Krannert Art Museum (University of Illinois).

$2600.


Dancers - 1939, Wood Engraving

Edition 100. Signed, titled and numbered 72/100 in pencil.

Image size 10 3/16 x 6 13/16 inches (259 x 173 mm); sheet size 12 x 8 3/4 inches (305 x 222 mm).

A fine, black impression, with full margins (5/8 to 1 1/8 inch), on off-white Japan, in excellent condition.

Collection: Art Institute of Chicago.

$2400.

Dancers, Couple, Ballet, Modernism, Art Deco, Precisionism

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