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Will Barnet Art

American, 1911-2012
At the beginning of his career, Will Barnet was known for his figural depictions of domestic scenes. But, as he continued to stylistically develop, Barnet arrived at abstract geometric paintings far removed from his original career. A part of the Indian Space Painters group, Barnet was inspired by Native American art in creating these divergent images. Throughout his career, Barnet oscillated between representational and abstract paintings, never fully settling on one. He has received the National Medal of Arts in 2011, and his work has been displayed at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
(Biography provided by Rafael Gallery)
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Artist: Will Barnet
Final Study for Atalanta, Girl with Apple
By Will Barnet
Located in New York, NY
Will Barnet is one of America's best loved and known artists of the Post War era. He is highly distinctive for his figurative and narrative work and in some ways he is the Edgar All...
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1970s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Watercolor, Graphite, Color Pencil, Vellum

ARIADNE 1980 Signed Limited Edition Screen Print
By Will Barnet
Located in Rochester Hills, MI
Will Barnet Ariadne - 1980 Print - Silkscreen on Heavy Paper 31 ¼'' x 23 ½' inches Edition: Signed, Titled, and Marked  in Roman numeral XXX ( from the edition to 50 - L) unframed ex...
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1980s Will Barnet Art

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Screen

Will Barnet: A Timeless World (hand signed, dated and warmly inscribed)
By Will Barnet
Located in New York, NY
Will Barnet: A Timeless World (hand signed, dated and warmly inscribed), 2000 Softback monograph with stiff wraps (hand signed, dated and warmly inscribed) Hand signed, dated and warmly inscribed to Margo by Will Barnet on the half title page 12 × 9 × 1/2 inches We believe the colleague Margo refers to renowned African American artist Margo Humphrey, who also worked at the Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking with Will Barnet. The full inscription reads: Sep 21 2000 To my colleague -Margo- with appreciation and affection Will Barnet Book information: Published by the Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey and Distributed by Rutgers University Press English; Paperback; 124 pages containing 43 color and 20 black-and-white illustrations Publisher's blurb: Painter and printmaker Will Barnet has actively participated in the New York art world for nearly 70 years. A leading figure in the Indian Space painting movement of the late 1940s, Barnet stressed the spatial structures of Northwest Coast Indian art. Throughout the 1950s and into the 1960s, he made a series of hardedged, totemic abstractions marked by their "all-positive" space, which he described as austere, classical expressions of Indian culture. He then moved on to new art forms in the 1960s and 1970s, creating a series of family and art world portraits that achieved a remarkable balance between the formal demands of abstraction and the humanist aspects of representation. Will Barnet: A Timeless World is the first substantial publications to unify Barnet's prodigious output. Art historian Gail Stavitsky provides an overview of this artist's entire career. Twig Johnson, the museum's curator of Native American Art, discusses the relationship of Barnet's work to this important indigenous artistic tradition. Jessica Nicoll, chief curator at the Portland Museum of Art, explores the profound impact of New England upon Barnet and his work. Many of Barnet's works are beautifully reproduced in this catalog, containing 43 color and 20 black-and-white illustrations. More about Will Barnet: Will Barnet was born in Beverly, Massachusetts in 1911. He has taught and exhibited widely over his more than seventy-five year career. His works are in the collection of virtually every American museum, including locally The Guggenheim Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, and The Whitney Museum of American. He is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In fall 2011 the National Academy Museum will present a retrospective exhibition being organized by Bruce Weber. Barnet is represented exclusively by Alexandre Gallery...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Will Barnet Art

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Ink, Offset, Lithograph, Mixed Media, Paper

Antique American Modernist Portrait Signed Limited Edition Serigraph Interlude
By Will Barnet
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage American modernist interior scene by Will Barnet. Titled "Interlude". Signed and numbered limited edition from 1982.
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1980s Modern Will Barnet Art

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Screen

Meditation and Minou
By Will Barnet
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Meditation and Minou Color lithograph and serigraph, 1980 Signed and numbered in pencil (see photo) Printer Styria Studio, Inc. New York Publisher: Harry Abrams...
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1980s American Realist Will Barnet Art

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Screen

Peter Grimes, signed lithograph by Will Barnet
By Will Barnet
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Will Barnet (American, 1911-2012) Title: Peter Grimes Year: 1983 Medium: Color Lithograph, signed and numbered in pencil Edition: of 250 Image Size: 21 x 21 inches Size: 30 ...
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1980s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Lithograph

Women The Sea and Solitude - offset lithograph poster
By Will Barnet
Located in New York, NY
Rare vintage poster from Will Barnet exhibition entitled "Women, the Sea and Solitude", Benjamin's Gallerie, Buffalo, NY
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1980s Modern Will Barnet Art

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Lithograph, Offset

GRAY AND BLACK ABSTRACT 2002 Signed Lithograph, John Ashbery Suite A WAVE Poem
By Will Barnet
Located in Union City, NJ
GRAY AND BLACK ABSTRACT by the American painter and printmaker Will Barnet is an original hand drawn lithograph, printed using hand lithography on archival printmaking paper 100% aci...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Will Barnet Art

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Lithograph

Meditation and Minou
By Will Barnet
Located in Buffalo, NY
Artist: Will Barnet, American (1911 - 2012) Title: Meditation and Minou Year: 1980 Medium: Lithograph and Serigraph on BFK Rives, signed and numbered in pencil Edition: 40/150
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1970s American Realist Will Barnet Art

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Archival Paper, Lithograph

The Young Couple (Cole 141) Romantic print by famed figurative artist
By Will Barnet
Located in New York, NY
The Young Couple (Cole 141), 1971 Color etching and aquatint. Signed. Titled. Numbered Pencil signed, titled and numbered from the limited edition of 225 on the front Unframed Will B...
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1970s Pop Art Will Barnet Art

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Etching, Aquatint

THE BANNISTER
By Will Barnet
Located in Aventura, FL
Lithograph on arches paper. Hand signed, dated titled and numbered in pencil by the artist. From the deluxe edition of 125. Image size 32 x 25 inches. Sheet size 36 x 26.5 inches. ...
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1980s Contemporary Will Barnet Art

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Paper, Lithograph

The Swing
By Will Barnet
Located in New York, NY
Signed lower right: Will Barnet; on verso (photo available): Will Barnet / Aug 1963
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Late 20th Century American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Canvas, Oil

Waiting, Framed Print by Will Barnet
By Will Barnet
Located in Long Island City, NY
Waiting from the Kent Bicentennial Portfolio Will Barnet, American (1911–2012) Date: 1975 Offset Lithograph (unsigned) Image Size: 11.25 x 11 inches Size: 17 x 14 in. (43.18 x 35.56 ...
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1970s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Offset, Lithograph

Vintage Signed and Numbered Limited Edition Serigraph "Child Reading"
By Will Barnet
Located in Buffalo, NY
Vintage hand signed serigraph. Framed. Image size, 10.5L x 19.75H.
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1970s Modern Will Barnet Art

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Canvas, Oil

UNDER THE TABLE
By Will Barnet
Located in Portland, ME
Barnet, Will. UNDER THE TABLE. Cole 70, Szoke 71. Woodcut, 1939. Edition of 20. Titled "Under the Table" and signed in pencil. Printed by Barnet on Japanes paper. 12 5/8 x 12 inches ...
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1930s Will Barnet Art

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Woodcut

Interlude
By Will Barnet
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Will Barnet, American (1911 - 2012) Title: Interlude Year: 1982 Medium: Serigraph, signed and numbered in pencil Edition: AP Image Size: 20 x 38 inches Size: 25.5 x 42.5 in. (64.77 x 107.95 cm) Fig 179, pg 70 from Will Barnet: Prints 1931-2005, published by John Szoke...
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1980s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Screen

Circe 2
By Will Barnet
Located in San Francisco, CA
This artwork titled "Circe" 1979 is an original colors serigraph on Wove paper by noted American artist Will Barnet, 1911-2012. It is hand signed, titled and numbered 43/100 in pencil by the artist. The image size (circle) is 18 x 18 inches, sheet size is 23.25 x 24 inches. It is in excellent condition, has never been framed. About the artist: Born in 1911 in Beverly, Massachusetts, Barnet knew by the age of ten that he wanted to be an artist. As a student, he studied with Philip Leslie Hale at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and viewed first-hand John Singer Sargent at work on the murals of the Boston Public Library. In 1930, Barnet studied at the Art Students League of New York, with Stuart Davis and Charles Locke, beginning his long association with the school. Here he concentrated on painting as well as printmaking, and, in 1936, he became the official printer for the Art Students League. There, he later instructed students in the graphic arts at the school and taught alongside the likes of Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Robert Beverly Hale and Richard Pousette-Dart. Barnet influenced a generation of artists, including James Rosenquist, Knox Martin, Emil Milan, Paul Jenkins, Ethel Fisher...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Screen

Minou-Study of Head
By Will Barnet
Located in Fairlawn, OH
Minou-Study of Head Charcoal and pencil on vellum, 1984 Signed and dated in pencil by the artist Minou was Barnet's feline companion throughout many of his most prolific years. It has been said that if you entered Barnet's studio and Minou did not like you Barnet lost interest and dismissed you almost immediately. Provenance: Susan Teller Gallery, prior to 2005 (one of Barnet's friends and dealers) Babcock Galleries, 2005-2008 This drawing is related to a similar composition reproduced in the Richard Boyle catalog for Babcock Galleries. References: Boyle, Will Barnet Drawings, related to works reproduced on pp. 21, 41 (see photo of page 41) Minou is the cat on the back right. Condition: Excellent Stray ink and paint consistent with a working studio drawing Archival framing with DEN Glass (see photo) Image size: 9 x 11 7/8 inches Frame size: 17 x 19 inches Will Barnet Born May 25, 1911, Beverly, Massachusetts, US Died November 13, 2012 (aged 101), New York City, US Will Barnet (May 25, 1911 – November 13, 2012) was an American artist known for his paintings, watercolors, drawings, and prints depicting the human figure and animals, both in casual scenes of daily life and in transcendent dreamlike worlds. Biography Born in 1911 in Beverly, Massachusetts, Barnet knew by the age of ten that he wanted to be an artist. As a student, he studied with Philip Leslie Hale at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and viewed first-hand John Singer Sargent at work on the murals of the Boston Public Library. In 1930, Barnet studied at the Art Students League of New York, with Stuart Davis and Charles Locke, beginning his long association with the school. Here he concentrated on painting as well as printmaking, and, in 1936, he became the official printer for the Art Students League. There, he later instructed students in the graphic arts at the school and taught alongside the likes of Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Robert Beverly Hale and Richard Pousette-Dart. Barnet influenced a generation of artists, including James Rosenquist, Knox Martin, Emil Milan, Paul Jenkins, Ethel Fisher...
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1980s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Charcoal

The Skaters, By Will Barnet (screenprint of woman and child ice skating)
By Will Barnet
Located in New York, NY
b. 1911, Beverly, MA Will Barnet is an American artist, known for his paintings, watercolors, drawings, and prints, depicting human figures and animals, both in casual scenes of daily life and in transcendent, dreamlike worlds. He was a key figure in New York’s Indian Space...
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1990s Contemporary Will Barnet Art

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Screen

'Child Reaching' — 1940s American Modernism
By Will Barnet
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Will barnet, 'Child Reaching', woodcut, 1940, edition 25, Cole 82. Signed and titled in pencil. A fine, black impression, on fibrous Japan paper, with full margins (5/8 to 1 3/4 inch...
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1940s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Woodcut

Cat and Canary by Will Barnet
By Will Barnet
Located in Paonia, CO
Cat and Canary by Will Barnet shows a black cat with yellow eyes lounging next to a canary drinking out of a water bowl on a brown, orange and grey geometrical background done in ...
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1980s Other Art Style Will Barnet Art

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Screen

Dark Image
By Will Barnet
Located in New York, NY
Dark Image, 1960 by Will Barnet (1911-2012) Oil on canvas 53 x 30 ½ inches unframed (134.62 x 77.47 cm) 55 ½ x 32 ⅞ inches framed (140.979 x 96.2152 cm) Signed and dated on top right on the reverse Description: This abstract oil painting by Will Barnet uses minute gradations in value to achieve a work that presents a contextual understanding of color. Upon first inspection, it looks as if Barnet has created a completely black canvas with some hints at forms in the darkness; however, upon a closer look, the canvas is, in fact, not black, but instead comprised of varied shades of dark, muted blues, grays, and purples. Barnet presents us with an illusion of vision, asking the viewer to question his perspective and understanding of color interplay. At the beginning of his career, Will Barnet was known for his figural depictions of domestic scenes. But, as he continued to stylistically develop, Barnet arrived at abstract geometric paintings far removed from his original career. A part of the Indian Space...
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1960s Abstract Will Barnet Art

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Oil

PLAY Signed Lithograph, Young Woman In Tree Playing with Cats, Rainbow Sunset
By Will Barnet
Located in Union City, NJ
PLAY by the American painter and printmaker Will Barnet (born May 25, 1911 - died Nov. 13, 2012) is an original hand drawn lithograph printed using hand lithography techniques on arc...
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1970s Contemporary Will Barnet Art

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Lithograph

Compression
By Will Barnet
Located in New York, NY
This large, striking color etching and aquatint is an artist's proof, aside from the edition of 20. Signed, titled and inscribed "AP" in pencil by Barnet.
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1960s Abstract Geometric Will Barnet Art

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Etching, Aquatint, Lithograph

The Doorway
By Will Barnet
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Will Barnet, American (1911 - 2012) Title: The Doorway Year: 1998 Medium: Lithograph on Arches, signed and numbered in pencil Edition: AP Image Size: 33 x 18 inches Size: 39 x 23 inches Printer: TK Fine Art Editions, NY Publisher: Smithsonian, Wash DC Fig 198, pg 78 from Will Barnet: Prints 1931-2005, published by John Szoke...
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1990s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Lithograph

MEDITATION AND MINOU
By Will Barnet
Located in Aventura, FL
Hand signed, titled, dated and numbered by the artist. Image size 22 x 28 inches. Sheet size 28 x 34 inches. Custom framed as pictured. From the main edition of 150. Artwork i...
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1980s Contemporary Will Barnet Art

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Lithograph

THE DOORWAY Signed Lithograph, Woman, Sleeping Cat, Victorian Stained Glass
By Will Barnet
Located in Union City, NJ
THE DOORWAY by the American painter and printmaker Will Barnet (born May 25, 1911 - died Nov. 13, 2012) is an original 12-color, hand drawn lithograph, with gold and silver silkscree...
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1990s Contemporary Will Barnet Art

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Lithograph

"The Walk, " Lithograph on Paper signed by Will Barnet
By Will Barnet
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"The Walk" is an original lithograph on sommerset paper signed in pencil and inscribed to David Barnett. It is edition 68/75 and depicts a young boy in a striped shirt holding onto a...
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Early 2000s Will Barnet Art

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Lithograph

Important Modenist Oil Pastel Will Barnet Emily Dickinson Black & White
By Will Barnet
Located in Buffalo, NY
A modern realist painting by American artist Will Barnet from the artist series of works created to accompany the poetry of Emily Dickinson. rom Bever...
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1980s American Realist Will Barnet Art

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Archival Paper, Oil

CENTRAL PARK SIESTA
By Will Barnet
Located in Portland, ME
Barnet, Will (American 1911-2012). CENTRAL PARK SIESTA. Johnson 1, Cole 1, Szoke 2. Lithograph, 1932. Edition of 10. Titled "Park Scene," numbered 6/10, and Signed and dated "Will G...
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1930s Will Barnet Art

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Lithograph

The Cat
By Will Barnet
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Will Barnet, American (1911 - 2012) Title: The Cat Year: 1997 Medium: Screenprint on Arches, signed in pencil Edition: AP Image Size: 16 x 7 inches Siz...
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1990s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Screen

THE BASSINETTE
By Will Barnet
Located in Portland, ME
Barnet, Will. THE BASSINETTE. Cole 61, Szoke 62. Etching, 1939. Edition of 30, printed by the artist on Rives paper. Titled "The Bassinet" (sic), and signed in pencil. Margins of 1 1...
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1930s Will Barnet Art

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Etching

The Bannister, Framed Lithograph by Will Barnet 1981
By Will Barnet
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Will Barnet, American (1911 - 2012) Title: The Bannister Year: 1981 Medium: Lithograph on Arches, signed and numbered in pencil Edition: 300 (Art...
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1980s Contemporary Will Barnet Art

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Lithograph

Will Barnet - Reflection - 1971 Serigraph - HAND-SIGNED, Limited edition
By Will Barnet
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Sku: XX1320-B Artist: Will Barnet Title: Reflection Year: 1971 Signed: Yes Medium: Serigraph Paper Size: 30 x 23.25 inches ( 76.2 x 59.055 cm ) Image Size: 22 x 14.25 inches ( 55.88 x 36.195 cm ) Edition Size: 225 Framed: No Condition: B: Very Good Condition, with signs of handling or age Additional Details: First release serigraph by Will Barnet signed...
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1970s Realist Will Barnet Art

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Screen

Will Barnet Early Important Figural B&W Etching American 1940 Framed Rare
By Will Barnet
Located in Buffalo, NY
A nice rare early etching by the noted American Artist Will Barnet titled "Mary", created in 1936.
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1930s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Paper, Etching

GLADYS
By Will Barnet
Located in Portland, ME
Barnet, Will. GLADYS. Szoke 38. Lithograph, 1936. Edition of 10. Signed, dated and titled in ink, and stamped "Federal Art Project/NYC WPA. 14 1/2 x 10 inches, 370 x 253 mm. Scarce. ...
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1930s Will Barnet Art

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Lithograph

Dawn, Lithograph by Will Barnet
By Will Barnet
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Will Barnet, American (1911 - 2012) Title: Dawn Year: 1975 Medium: Lithograph on Arches, signed in pencil Edition: 59/175 Image Size: 24 x 11 in. Frame Size: 36 x 25 inches ...
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1970s American Realist Will Barnet Art

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Lithograph

AWARENESS OF DAWN
By Will Barnet
Located in Portland, ME
Barnet, Will. AWARENESS OF DAWN. Szoke 101, Cole 99, Johnson 85. Color Lithograph, 1951. Edition of 18, titled and signed in pencil. Printed on Arches paper by Barnet and Robert Blackburn. Estate of the artist via Swann Galleries...
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1950s Will Barnet Art

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Lithograph

CELEBRATION
By Will Barnet
Located in Portland, ME
Barnet, Will. CELEBRATION. Szoke 222. Color Lithograph, 2005. One of 20 Artist's Proofs in addition to the edition of 95. Titled, Numbered "AP 7/20," and signed in pencil. Printed o...
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Early 2000s Will Barnet Art

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Lithograph

YOUNG COUPLE
By Will Barnet
Located in Portland, ME
Barnet, Will. YOUNG COUPLE. Szoke 146, Cole 141. Etching in colors, 1971. Edition of 225. Titled, Numbered 122/225 and signed in pencil. 17 1/4 x 15 1/2 i...
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1970s Will Barnet Art

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Etching

REFLECTION
By Will Barnet
Located in Aventura, FL
Hand signed, titled and numbered in pencil by the artist. AP edition. Artwork is in excellent condition. Additional images are available upon request. Certificate of Authenticity is ...
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1970s Contemporary Will Barnet Art

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Screen, Paper

Reflections
By Will Barnet
Located in Buffalo, NY
“Reflection, 1971” Medium: Color serigraph Signed and titled Ed: 121/225 Sheet: 30 x 23 in. Image: 22 x 14.5 in. Condition: Excellent
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1970s American Realist Will Barnet Art

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Archival Paper, Lithograph

Portrait of a Child
By Will Barnet
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original modern abstract portrait of a child by American artist Will Barnet. The work has a letter of provenance from the artist's wife. The i...
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1930s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Oil, Wood

MARY SEWING
By Will Barnet
Located in Portland, ME
Barnet, Will. MARY SEWING. Szoke 32, Cole 31, JOhnson 37. Lithograph, 1936. Edition of 10. Titled and signed in ink. Printed by the artist on Rives paper. 17 1/4 x 13 1/2 inches (ima...
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1930s Will Barnet Art

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Lithograph

THE TAILOR
By Will Barnet
Located in Portland, ME
Barnet, Will. THE TAILOR. Szoke 39, Cole 38, Johnson 30. Aquatint and etching, 1938. Edition of 25, titled, inscribed "25 Prints, and signed in pencil. Printed by the artist on Rives...
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1930s Will Barnet Art

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Etching, Aquatint

THE FINE FRIENDS
By Will Barnet
Located in Portland, ME
Barnet, Will. THE FINE FRIENDS. Szoke 116, Cole 113, Johnson 96. Lithograph in colors, 1952. Edition of 25. Titled and signed in pencil. Printed on Arches paper by Will Barnet and Robert Blackburn...
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1950s Will Barnet Art

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Lithograph

AT THE SEASHORE
By Will Barnet
Located in Portland, ME
Barnet, Will. AT THE SEASHORE. Szoke 69, Cole 68, Johnson 54. Woodcut printed in black, brown and white, 1939. There was no edition, only a few proofs printed by the artist on Japane...
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1930s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Woodcut

ENFANT WITH YELLOW BACKGROUND (BETSY)
By Will Barnet
Located in Portland, ME
Barnet, Will. ENFANT WITH YELLOW BACKGROUND (BETSY). Szoke 108, Cole 106, not in Johnson. Color lithograph, 1951. Edition of 10, titled and signed in pencil. Printed by Barnet and Ro...
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1950s Will Barnet Art

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Color, Lithograph

The Skaters, Aquatint Etching by Will Barnet
By Will Barnet
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Will Barnet, American (1911 - 2012) Title: The Skaters Year: 1988 Medium: Etching and Aquatint, signed and dedicated in pencil Edition: Trial Proof...
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1980s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Etching, Aquatint

Circe II
By Will Barnet
Located in Boston, MA
Barnet 173. Number 83 in an edition of 150. Titled in pencil lower left margin: "Circe II"; numbered in pencil lower center margin: "83/150"; signed and dated in pencil lower right m...
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Late 20th Century Modern Will Barnet Art

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Lithograph

Early Morning
By Will Barnet
Located in Buffalo, NY
A nice rare woodcut by the noted American Artist Will Barnet. This woodcut is from 1939 and is titled and pencil signed on the base "Early Morning", Will...
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1930s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Paper, Woodcut

SWING SHIFT
By Will Barnet
Located in Portland, ME
Barnet, Will. SWING SHIFT. Szoke 41, Cole 40, Johnson 44. Etching and aquatint, 1937. Edition of 30. Printed by the artist on Rives paper, and with his fingerprints in the margins. 9...
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1930s Will Barnet Art

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Etching, Aquatint

MORNING
By Will Barnet
Located in Portland, ME
Barnet, Will. MORNING. Szoke 102, Cole 100, Johnson 88. Color Lithograph, 1951. Edition of 12, titled and signed in pencil. Pritned on Rives paper by Barnet and Robert Blackburn...
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1950s Will Barnet Art

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Color, Lithograph

Dickie (Child in High Chair)
By Will Barnet
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original woodcut on japan paper created by master American artist Will Barnet in 1942.
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1940s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Paper, Woodcut

SLEEPING MAN (REST)
By Will Barnet
Located in Portland, ME
Barnet, Will. SLEEPING MAN (REST). Szoke 42, Cole 41, Johnson 40. Woodcut, 1937. Edition of 10. Titled "Sleeping Man" at left, and signed at right, both in pencil. This print is usua...
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1930s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Woodcut

CHILD REACHING
By Will Barnet
Located in Portland, ME
Barnet, Will. CHILD REACHING. Szoke 83, Cole 82, Johnson 65. Woodcut, 1940. Edition of 25. Titled and signed in pencil. 7 1/4 x 11 1/4 inches (image), 8 1/8 x 11 1/2 inches (sheet). ...
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1940s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Woodcut

Spirit of Youth, Watercolor and Pastel Drawing by Will Barnet
By Will Barnet
Located in Long Island City, NY
Artist: Will Barnet, American (1911 - 2012) Title: Spirit of Youth Year: circa 1980 Medium: Watercolor and Pastel on Paper, signed and dedicated Size: 11 in. x 7.5 in. (27.94 cm ...
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1970s Contemporary Will Barnet Art

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Pastel, Watercolor

"Untitled (Abstract), " Will Barnet, American Modernism
By Will Barnet
Located in New York, NY
Will Barnet (1911 - 2012) Untitled (Abstract), 2012 Oil on canvas 17 3/4 x 18 inches Signed and dated on the reverse Provenance: The artist Art Students League, New York (gift from the above) Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2016 Born in 1911 in Beverly, Massachusetts, as a child Barnet enjoyed climbing the hills to watch the ships in the harbor, playing baseball, and reading at the local public library. He was excited to discover the art section. As he remembers, " I used to bury myself in those rooms day after day. It was practically my whole life. That's where my first yearning for art began." (1) At the age of 12 he established a studio in his parent's basement where he drew and painted. He made frequent trips to Boston and Salem to explore the collections of the Peabody and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Continually dissatisfied with high school, in his last year he decided to leave. In 1927 Barnet enrolled at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston where he learned drawing, painting, anatomy, and art history in the European tradition. After several years, Barnet decided to continue his study at the Art Student's League in New York, where he developed an interest in lithography, etching, and woodcutting. Between 1932 and 1942 Barnet became an avid printmaker, using the medium to capture the economic and social despair of the Depression years. He was a member of the Graphic Art Division of the Works Progress Administration Federal Art Project and knew the Mexican artists José Clemente Orozco, for whom he printed lithographs, and Diego Rivera. In 1935 he married the painter and fellow student Mary Sincliar and the following year was appointed instructor of graphics at the Art Student's League. He would subsequently teach at the New School for Social Research, at New Jersey State Teachers College, and from 1945-1978 at Cooper Union in New York. Following the birth of his first son in 1938, Barnet made his wife and children his sole artistic subjects. He painted scenes of domesticity such as "Soft Boiled Eggs...
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2010s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Canvas, Oil

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