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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
Will Barnet Early Important Figural B&W Woodblock American 1940 Framed Rare
By Will Barnet
Located in Buffalo, NY
A nice rare early woodblock print by the noted American Artist Will Barnet titled "Waiting", created in 1937.
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1930s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Paper, Woodcut

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

The Skaters
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 dai...
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1990s 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, New York Edition: 15...
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1980s American Realist Will Barnet Art

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Screen

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 (Artist's Proof) Image: 32 x 25 i...
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1980s Contemporary Will Barnet Art

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Lithograph

THE BLUE ROBE
By Will Barnet
Located in Portland, ME
Barnet, Will. THE BLUE ROBE. Szoke 148. Etching and aquatint in colors. Edition of 225. Signed and titled in pencil. 12 1/8 x 13 1/8 inches (plate), 23 3/8 x 28 1/4 inches (sheet). ...
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1970s Will Barnet Art

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Etching, Aquatint

Blue Robe, PP, Ed/225
By Will Barnet
Located in North Adams, MA
A Printers Proof on an edition of 225 depicting the icon style of Will Barnet.
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1970s Modern Will Barnet Art

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Paper, Etching, Aquatint

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 ...
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1990s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Lithograph

The Lesson II
By Will Barnet
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original watercolor painting by American artist Will Barnet. This work has excellent provenance and exhibition history and would come with a certificate of authenticity.
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1990s Realist Will Barnet Art

Materials

Archival Paper, Watercolor

STAIRWAY TO THE SEA
By Will Barnet
Located in Aventura, FL
Hand signed, titled, dated and numbered by the artist. Serigraph on arches paper. Frame size approx 47 x 43 in. Edition of 250. Artwork in excellent condition. Additional images are...
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1980s Contemporary Will Barnet Art

Materials

Paper, Lithograph

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....
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1980s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Screen

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 Barnet. Another piece in thi...
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1930s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Paper, Woodcut

Blue Bicycle, Ed. 163/300
By Will Barnet
Located in North Adams, MA
An iconic print by Will Barnet. Edition 163/300. Nicely framed.
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1970s Will Barnet Art

Materials

Paper, 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 penci...
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Late 20th Century American Modern Will Barnet Art

Materials

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 h...
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1980s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Charcoal

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

Materials

Paper, 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 Beverly, Massachusetts, Will Barnet ...
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1980s American Realist Will Barnet Art

Materials

Oil, Archival Paper

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

Materials

Lithograph

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...
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1960s Abstract Will Barnet Art

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Oil

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 inches (plate) on a much larg...
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1970s Will Barnet Art

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Etching

"Untitled (Abstract)," Will Barnet, American Modernism
By Will Barnet
Located in Larchmont, 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 ...
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2010s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Canvas, Oil

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

Materials

Etching, Aquatint, Lithograph

The Young Couple (Cole 141)
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 Barnet...
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1970s Pop Art Will Barnet Art

Materials

Etching, Aquatint

Women The Sea and Solitude
By Will Barnet
Located in New York, NY
Very rare vintage poster from Will Barnet exhibition entitled "Women, the Sea and Solitude", Benjamin's Gallerie, Buffalo, NY Unsigned and unframed
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1980s Pop Art Will Barnet Art

Materials

Offset

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

Materials

Lithograph

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

Materials

Screen

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. Est...
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1950s Will Barnet Art

Materials

Color, Lithograph

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

"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

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

Materials

Woodcut

Cat and Canary
By Will Barnet
Located in New York, NY
Original lithograph by Will Barnet pencil-signed, titled, and designated "AP." As James Thomas Flexner wrote, Barnet’s work “makes us experience the interplay between the persona...
Category

1980s Contemporary Will Barnet Art

Materials

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

Materials

Archival Paper, Lithograph

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

Materials

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 Size: 23 x 13 inches Prin...
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1990s American Modern 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.
Category

1930s American Modern Will Barnet Art

Materials

Paper, Etching

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

Child Reaching
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

Will Barnet Early Important Figural B&W Etching American 1941 Framed Rare
By Will Barnet
Located in Buffalo, NY
A nice rare early etching by the noted American Artist Will Barnet titled "Mary 1941".
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1930s American Modern Will Barnet Art

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Paper, Etching

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

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 Bla...
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1950s Will Barnet Art

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Lithograph

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 ...
Category

1970s Contemporary Will Barnet Art

Materials

Screen, Paper

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

Materials

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

Materials

Lithograph

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

Materials

Archival Paper, Lithograph

Reflection
By Will Barnet
Located in Brooklyn, NY
First release serigraph by Will Barnet signed, dated, numbered, and titled "Reflection" in pencil. There is some light staining/fading on the print around the image from past use of...
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1970s Realist Will Barnet Art

Materials

Screen

Ahab
By Will Barnet
Located in Buffalo, NY
A major original oil on canvas painting by American modernist Will Barnet.
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1960s American Modern Will Barnet Art

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Wood

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

Materials

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 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

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

The Skaters
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 Image Size: 23 x 13 inches...
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1980s American Modern Will Barnet Art

Materials

Etching, Aquatint

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

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

Materials

Lithograph

Dawn
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

Materials

Lithograph

Peter Grimes
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: 198/250 Image Size: 21 x 21 inches Siz...
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1980s American Modern Will Barnet Art

Materials

Lithograph

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

JOE
By Will Barnet
Located in Portland, ME
Barnet, Will. JOE. Szoke 13, Cole 12, Johnson 14. Lithograph, 1935. Edition of 12. Titled and signed in pencil. 16 1/8 x 9 3/4 inches (image), 21 3/8 x 15 3/4 inches (sheet). Estate ...
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1930s Will Barnet Art

Materials

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 image measure 8.5" x 8".
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1930s American Modern Will Barnet Art

Materials

Oil, Wood

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