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Restaurant Colbert
By Earl Stetson Crawford
Located in New Orleans, LA
Stetson Crawford created this etching of Restaurant Colbert in an edition of 40. Earl Stetson Crawford, painter, printmaker, muralist and illustrator, was born in Philadelphia on J...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching

The Little Cafe
By Earl Stetson Crawford
Located in New Orleans, LA
Stetson Crawford created this etching of Restaurant Colbert in an edition of 40. Earl Stetson Crawford, painter, printmaker, muralist and illustrator, was born in Philadelphia on J...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching

The Arthur Williams Estate
By Earl Horter
Located in Storrs, CT
The Arthur Williams Estate. c. 1916. Etching and drypoint. 4 3/4 x 9 (sheet 8 x 10 7/8). A rich impression printed on dark cream wove paper. Water stain in the lower margin, well out...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching

Rue droit a L'Escaole
By Earl Stetson Crawford
Located in New Orleans, LA
Earl Stetson Crawford, painter, printmaker, muralist and illustrator, was born in Philadelphia on June 5, 1877, the grandson of the hat-maker, John B. Stetson. Earl S. Crawford studi...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching

Spire of St. Sauveur (French church named after the Holy Savior)
By Earl Stetson Crawford
Located in New Orleans, LA
Stetson Crawford created a view a village street dominated by the imposing spire of St. Sauveure in 1928 in an edition of 40. Earl Stetson Crawford, painter, printmaker, muralist an...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching

Goin' Home
By Kerr Eby N. A.
Located in Storrs, CT
1928. Etching. Giardina catalog 133 state iii. 11 x 6 7/8 (sheet 15 1/2 x 10 1/16). Edition 90. A rich impression with plate tone, printed on watermarked cream wove laid paper with f...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Figurative Prints

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Etching

  • Goin' Home
  • Goin' Home
  • Goin' Home
  • Goin' Home
H 20 in. W 16 in. D .5 in.
Burns Brothers, Sutton Place
By Kerr Eby N. A.
Located in Storrs, CT
Burns Brothers, Sutton Place. 1922. Etching. Giardina catalog 90 state iv. 12 1/4 x 8 3/4 (sheet 16 x 12). Edition 50. A rich, tonal impression printed on cream-colored laid paper. S...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching

Pauldavid, Brittany
By Kerr Eby N. A.
Located in Storrs, CT
Pauldavid [Pouldavid]. 1927. Etching. Giardina catalog 119 state ii/iii. 7 7/8 x 12 7/8 (sheet 12 x 17). Trial proof of the second state, before the edition 90. A rich impression wit...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching

'Commuters' — Early 20th-Century Modernism
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
George Josimovich, 'Commuters', linocut, 1922-23, edition 20. Signed, dated '22, titled, and annotated '9/20' in pencil. Initialed in the block 'G.J. ‘23', lower right. A fine, richl...
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1920s American Modern Figurative Prints

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Linocut

Fountain of Sea Horses, Rome — Early 20th Century
By Rudolph Ruzicka
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Rudolph Ruzicka, 'Fountain of Sea Horses, Rome', wood engraving, c. 1915. Signed, dated, and titled in pencil. Initialed in the block, lower left. A fine, richly-inked impression, on...
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1910s American Modern Landscape Prints

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Woodcut

Harbor with Sailboats — Early 20th-Century Modernism
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
George Josimovich, Untitled (Harbor with Sailboats) ', linocut, 1923, edition 35. Signed, dated, and annotated '4/35' in pencil. Initialed 'G J' in the matrix, lower left. A fine, r...
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1920s American Modern Figurative Prints

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Linocut

The Oliver (America's most popular typewriter in the early 20th century)
By Carol Wax
Located in New Orleans, LA
Thomas Oliver invented the first double-sided lateral top stroke machine. This was No. 9 introduced in 1916. With light focused on the machine it suggested the logo of the Bugs Bun...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Still-life Prints

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Mezzotint

Telephone (The iPhone of the early 20th Century)
By Laurent Schkolnyk
Located in New Orleans, LA
This is an artist's proof (xv/xv) of an early telephone that is signed and numbered by the artist in pencil Schkolnyk was born in Paris, France in 1953 and currently resides in Nant...
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1980s American Modern Interior Prints

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Mezzotint

St. Louis, The Canyon of Olive Street — Early 20th century
By Anton Schutz
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Anton Schutz, 'The Canyon of Olive Street, St. Louis', etching, edition not stated, 1927. Signed in pencil. Signed and dated in the plate, lower right. Titled in another hand, in th...
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1920s American Realist Landscape Prints

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Etching

Connoisseurs of Prints
By John Sloan
Located in Storrs, CT
1905. Etching. Morse 127. 5 x 6 7/8 (sheet 9 3/4 x 12 1/4). Series: New York City Life, first plate. Edition 100. Illustrated: The International Studio, Volume 58 (1916): xxv. Exhibi...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Figurative Prints

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Etching

Connoisseurs of Prints
By John Sloan
Located in Storrs, CT
Connoisseurs of Prints. 1905. Etching. Morse 127. 5 x 6 7/8 (sheet 9 3/4 x 11 3/4). Series: New York City Life, first plate. Edition 100. Exhibited: Panama-Pacific International Expo...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Figurative Prints

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Etching

  • Connoisseurs of Prints
  • Connoisseurs of Prints
  • Connoisseurs of Prints
  • Connoisseurs of Prints
H 13.5 in. W 14.75 in. D 1 in.
Antique Print 'American Beauties' Made after A. Sterner '1908'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'American Beauties' made after A. Sterner. Originates from 'Thirty favorite paintings by leading American artists' published by P.F. Collier & Sons.
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Early 20th Century Prints

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Paper

Early Morning Departure
Located in New Orleans, LA
"Early Morning Departure" by James Hendershot is published in an edition of 40, This impression is #32 This exhibition celebrates J. L. Hendershot’s fifty-one years of teaching art:...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Early 20th Century American Industrial Cart from a Print Shop
Located in Chicago, IL
An early 20th century American industrial cart from a print shop with four flip up sides and large casters.
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Mid-20th Century American Industrial and Work Tables

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Steel

The Old Cart (Nostalgia for a disappearing way of American life)
By Albert Winslow Barker
Located in New Orleans, LA
There is a nostalgic mood to much of Albert Barker's work. He thought that "the old does not survive and the world is being made over of a thinner, poorer fabric". Some of his works ...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Landscape Prints

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Lithograph

Set of Seven Botanical Prints of Fruit Signed Peter Drafet
Located in Stamford, CT
Set of seven botanical prints of fruit signed Peter Drafet. Each on a matte and in a lovely gilt frame.
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Early 20th Century American Classical Prints

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Wood

46-Star American Flag, Antique Printed on Silk, Early 20th Century
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
This is an original 46-star American parade flag, printed on silk. Each star represents a state in the Union at the time. The official flag design would update every July 4th, to inc...
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Antique Early 1900s American Political and Patriotic Memorabilia

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Silk

American Girl in England by Harrison Fisher
By Harrison Fisher & Company
Located in Dallas, TX
Presenting a gorgeous original print, namely, a First Edition, First Printing of ‘ The American Girl in England’ by Harrison Fisher. This is an original plate from a First Edition...
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Early 20th Century American Art Nouveau Prints

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Paper

  • American Girl in England by Harrison Fisher
  • American Girl in England by Harrison Fisher
  • American Girl in England by Harrison Fisher
  • American Girl in England by Harrison Fisher
H 15.6 in. W 12.6 in. D 0.6 in.
American Girl in Holland by Harrison Fisher
By Harrison Fisher & Company
Located in Dallas, TX
Presenting a gorgeous original print, namely, a First Edition, First printing of ‘The American Girl in Holland’ by Harrison Fisher. This is an original plate from a first edition ...
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Early 20th Century American Art Nouveau Prints

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Paper

  • American Girl in Holland by Harrison Fisher
  • American Girl in Holland by Harrison Fisher
  • American Girl in Holland by Harrison Fisher
  • American Girl in Holland by Harrison Fisher
H 15.6 in. W 12.6 in. D 0.6 in.
Street Scene, Provincetown.
By Ethel Mars
Located in New York, NY
This white-line woodcut was made circa 1919. The edition size is unknown. Image size 12 x 11 1/16" (30.5 x 28 cm). Signed "E-Mars" in pencil on the mount. Mount 16 5/8 x 14 1/2."...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Landscape Prints

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Woodcut

In the Garden
By Ethel Mars
Located in New York, NY
White-line color woodcut print made in circa 1916. The edition is unknown. Image size 10 5/8 x 10 1/8" (26.8 x 25.5 cm). Hairline margins. Signed "E-Mars" in pencil. This print ...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Figurative Prints

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Woodcut

  • In the Garden
  • In the Garden
  • In the Garden
  • In the Garden
H 19 in. W 18.50 in. D 2 in.
Antique Large Framed Masonic or Oddfellows Decorative Lodge Print
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This antique print in its original frame was copyrighted by George Henry Patnoe & Henry Brown of Canada in 1909 in a Victorian style. The print depicts the symbolism of the Lodge and...
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Early 20th Century North American Late Victorian Prints

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Gesso, Paper

Whaler
Located in New York, NY
Really a wood engraving rather than a woodcut, Henry R. Diamond's Whaler is majestic. It is signed and titled in pencil.
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Early 20th Century American Modern Landscape Prints

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Woodcut

  • Whaler
  • Whaler
  • Whaler
  • Whaler
H 8.88 in. W 11 in.
Sunday Morning, San Angel, Mexico.
By Helen Hyde
Located in Storrs, CT
Sunday Morning, San Angel, Mexico. 1912. Woodcut printed in colors. Mason and Mason 104. 10 5/8 x 16 5/8 (sheet 13 1/8 x 20 3/8). A colorful tonal impression printed on fine Japane...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Figurative Prints

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Color, Etching

Zinnias and Bachelor Buttons.
By Margaret Jordan Patterson
Located in New York, NY
Margaret Patterson created this color woodcut print circa 1920. It is signed in pencil at the paper edge, lower right. Printed in areas to the paper edge -sheet size 10 1/16 x 7 1/...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Still-life Prints

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Woodcut

Across the Street (Limestone mansion in Prospect Park in Brooklyn)
By Frederick Mershimer
Located in New Orleans, LA
Frederick Mershimer's "Across the Street" is a side view of the limestone mansion at 28 Prospect Park West in Brooklyn. Tension is created through the contrast of the shadowy tree ou...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Landscape Prints

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Mezzotint

Mother and Child (Artist and Child).
By Marguerite Thompson Zorach
Located in Storrs, CT
1921. Linoleum cut. 9 1/2 x 6 (sheet 12 1/4 x 11). First state, before the lettering 'MERRY XMAS' above the oval, and 'FROM THE ZORACHS' below the oval. A rich proof printed on Japa...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Portrait Prints

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Linocut

Untitled (Portrait of a young woman - wife of the artist)
By Francisco Souto
Located in New Orleans, LA
This is a self portrait of a young woman who is the wife of the artist. Francisco Souto was born in Venezuela, and received a BFA from Herron School of Art and a MFA from The Ohio ...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Portrait Prints

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Mezzotint

Old Colony Statehouse, Newport, Rhode Island
By Clifford Isaac Addams
Located in Storrs, CT
Old Colony Statehouse, Newport, Rhode Island. c. 1931-1933. Etching. Hausberg 187. iii. 7 7/8 x 6 (sheet 12 1/2 x 9 1/4). Printed on the full sheet of cream wove paper with deckle ed...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching

Three Yellowlegs.
By Frank Benson
Located in New York, NY
The drypoint created in 1920 is a working state, the fourth of eight. The eight states are listed in the Frank W. Benson catalogue raisonne by Adam Paff #184. There are two recorded...
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Early 20th Century American Realist More Prints

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Drypoint

  • Three Yellowlegs.
  • Three Yellowlegs.
  • Three Yellowlegs.
  • Three Yellowlegs.
H 16 in. W 20 in. D 1 in.
Geese Drifting Down.
By Frank Benson
Located in New York, NY
This etching by Frank Benson was made in 1929 in an edition of 150. Signed in pencil under the image in the lower left. It is the fifth state of five. Image size 8 7/8 x 14" (...
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Early 20th Century American Realist Landscape Prints

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Etching

Study of Turnstones.
By Frank Benson
Located in New York, NY
Frank Benson made this drypoint in 1928. The second state of two. A scarce print with no recorded printings of the second state - presumably, at least two were printed. The image ...
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Early 20th Century American Realist More Prints

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Drypoint

Cafe des Chats (the Cat Cafe)
By Earl Stetson Crawford
Located in New Orleans, LA
Earl Stetson Crawford, painter, printmaker, muralist and illustrator, was born in Philadelphia on June 5, 1877, the grandson of the hat-maker, John B. Stetson. Earl S. Crawford studi...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching

The Haunted House ( this peaceful landscape belies the name of the piece)
By André Smith
Located in New Orleans, LA
The Haunted House is a b/w etching created by J. Andre Smith in the early part of the 20th C. I is pencil signed and was acquired directly from the artist's estate. Born in 1880 to ...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching

Eye of the Storm (Dramatic New York City skyline during a storm's lull)
By Frederick Mershimer
Located in New Orleans, LA
This impression is of the NYC skyline during the eye of Hurricane Rita. Moody, mysterious, majestic – these are some of the ways to describe the mezzotints of Frederick Mershimer. H...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Landscape Prints

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Mezzotint

Chono Ca Pe, An Ottoe chief,
Located in Pasadena, CA
History Of The Indian Tribes Of North America, With Biographical Sketches And Anecdotes Of The Principal Chiefs. Embellished With One Hundred And Twenty Portraits, From The Indian Ga...
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Early 20th Century American Realist Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

  • Chono Ca Pe, An Ottoe chief,
  • Chono Ca Pe, An Ottoe chief,
  • Chono Ca Pe, An Ottoe chief,
  • Chono Ca Pe, An Ottoe chief,
H 20 in. W 14 in. D 1 in.
Dr. Frank Weitenkampf.
By Cadwallader Lincoln Washburn
Located in Storrs, CT
Drypoint. 11 1/4 x 8 1/2 (sheet 14 1/4 x 10). A rich impression with drypoint burr, printed on Japanese mulberry paper. Signed and titled in pencil. Dr. Frank Weitenkampf (1866-1...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Portrait Prints

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Drypoint, Etching

Man By a Radiator.
By Clifford Isaac Addams
Located in Storrs, CT
Man By a Radiator. 1912. Etching. Hausberg catalog 247 state iii/iv. Only 2 impressions in this state. 16 x 8 7/8 (sheet 8 x 10 3/8). Vertical printing fold. Printed by the artist on...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Portrait Prints

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Drypoint, Etching

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln
Located in New York, NY
Original copper plate etching published by Arthur H. Hahlo & Co., New York City. Pencil-signed lower right by the artist David Rosen. The New York Evening Sun published a review by...
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Early 20th Century American Realist Portrait Prints

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Etching

Atlantic City
By David Rosenthal
Located in San Francisco, CA
Artist: David Rosenthal (American 1876-1949) Title: Atlantic City Year: c.1930 Medium: Color Etching Image (Plate mark) size: 9 x 13 inches Sheet size: 9.75 x 14 inches Signat...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Figurative Prints

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Etching

  • Atlantic City
  • Atlantic City
  • Atlantic City
  • Atlantic City
H 9.75 in. W 14 in. D 0.01 in.
Bay Harbor
By David Rosenthal
Located in San Francisco, CA
Artist: David Rosenthal (American 1876-1949) Title: Bay Harbor Year: c.1930 Medium: Etching Image (Plate mark) size: 6 x 8.25 inches Sheet size: 8.25 x 10.5 inches Signature: ...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Figurative Prints

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Etching

  • Bay Harbor
  • Bay Harbor
  • Bay Harbor
  • Bay Harbor
H 8.25 in. W 10.5 in. D 0.01 in.
Abraham Lincoln
By David Rosenthal
Located in San Francisco, CA
Artist: David Rosenthal (American 1876-1949) Title: Abraham Lincoln Year: c.1930 Medium: Etching Image (Plate mark) size: 11.25 x 8.25 inches Sheet size: 13 x 9.75 inches Sign...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Figurative Prints

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Etching

  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Abraham Lincoln
H 13 in. W 9.75 in. D 0.01 in.
Greenland Mother Nursing Child
By Rockwell Kent
Located in San Francisco, CA
This artwork titled "Greenland Mother Nursing Child" 1934 is an original lithograph by noted American artist Rockwell Kent 1882-1971. It is Hand signed in pencil by the artist. The i...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Nude Prints

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Lithograph

  • Greenland Mother Nursing Child
  • Greenland Mother Nursing Child
  • Greenland Mother Nursing Child
  • Greenland Mother Nursing Child
H 19.25 in. W 16.35 in. D 0.75 in.
Junk Shop (Philadelphia)
By Earl Horter
Located in Storrs, CT
Junk Shop (Philadelphia). 1932. Aquatint. 10 1/16 x 13 (sheet 12 1/2 x 15 1/2). Awarded the Mr. and Mrs. Frank G. Logan 3rd prize, Art Institute of Chicago, March 24 - May 15, 1932. ...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching

  • Junk Shop (Philadelphia)
  • Junk Shop (Philadelphia)
  • Junk Shop (Philadelphia)
  • Junk Shop (Philadelphia)
H 10.07 in. W 13 in. D .5 in.
Under Brooklyn Bridge (New York)
By Earl Horter
Located in Storrs, CT
Under Brooklyn Bridge. c. 1932. Etching. 9 1/4 x 7 1/2 (sheet 11 5/8 x 13 1/4). A rich impression printed with plate tone on cream wove paper. Unsigned; titled in pencil in the margi...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching

Philadelphia
Located in New York, NY
Paul Geissler's view of downtown Philadelphia features it's wonderful city hall. Philadelphia is gifted with an actual plan and the city hall itself is a focal point of the entire ar...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching

A Passing Landmark- Pacific Avenue Cable
By James Blanding Sloan
Located in San Francisco, CA
This artwork titled "A Passing Landmark, Pacific Avenue Cable" 1929 is an original etching by American artist James Blanding Sloan, 1886-1975. It is hand signed and titled in pencil ...
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Early 20th Century American Realist Figurative Prints

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Etching

Standard Oil Building.
By Joseph Pennell
Located in Storrs, CT
Standard Oil Building. 1923. Etching. Wuerth 817. 12 1/4 x 9 1/4 (sheet 13 1/2 x 10 1/16). Edition probably 50. A glowing impression, printed by the artist on antique cream wove pape...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching

  • Standard Oil Building.
  • Standard Oil Building.
  • Standard Oil Building.
  • Standard Oil Building.
H 12.24 in. W 9.25 in. D .5 in.
Toledo, The Approach
By Ernest David Roth
Located in New York, NY
Working in the tradition of the Etching Revival, Ernest David Roth made this amazingly conceived and detailed study of the entrance to the Spanish city of Toledo. He specifically add...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching

(Fantastic City)
Located in New York, NY
This extravagant subject is a clear exception in the oeuvre of Bernard Sanders. Signed in pencil; interestingly signed in the plate at the upper right as though it was part of the co...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Interior Prints

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Etching

Dancers
Located in New York, NY
Sander's interiors are always intriguing. This work also reads as a stage with a dance; it recalls the Porch of the Maidens at the Erectheum at the Acropolis in Athens. There of cour...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Interior Prints

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Drypoint

My Room
Located in New York, NY
Sanders was very careful to make sure this subject was at his home at 2020 Grand Avenue in the Bronx. Signed in pencil.
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Early 20th Century American Modern Interior Prints

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Etching

(Interior with Five Men)
Located in New York, NY
The always fashionable Bernard sanders draws a mysterious spaces with well-dressed gentlemen. Signed in pencil.
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Early 20th Century American Modern Figurative Prints

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Drypoint

Verdes, Loir et Cher, France
Located in San Francisco, CA
This artwork titled "Verdes, Loire et Cher, France" is an original lithograph by American artist Teall (La Verne Teall) Messer, 1897-1977. It is hand signed, titled, dated and number...
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Early 20th Century American Impressionist Landscape Prints

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Lithograph

George Washington Bridge Under Construction (from New York City)
Located in New York, NY
Clearly a view from New York City across the Hudson River to the New Jersey Palisades, this small format packs a wallop! Construction of the bridge was begun in 1927 and this scene i...
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Early 20th Century American Modern Landscape Prints

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Etching

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Early American 20th Century Prints For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of early american 20th century prints is available on 1stDibs. A selection of these works in the Modern, Impressionist and Contemporary styles can be found today in our inventory. These items have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 20th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. You can search the early american 20th century prints that we have for sale on 1stDibs by color — popular works were created in bold and neutral palettes with elements of beige, gray, brown and white. Earl Stetson Crawford, Kerr Eby, N.A., Joseph Pennell, Earl Horter and Childe Hassam took a thoughtful approach to this subject that are worth considering. Frequently made by artists working in etching, engraving and drypoint, all of these available pieces are unique and have attracted attention over the years.

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