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Images of Children Etching Entitled "City Child" by Will Barnet

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Limited edition "Images of Children" etching entitled "City Child" by Will Barnet, circa 1982. This a second printing of a suite of 8 woodcuts and etchings created from 1937 to 1940; the print has the chop of the printer, Stephen Sholinsky, in the lower right. The piece is hand signed, titled and numbered (12 / 60); it is in very good vintage condition and comes unframed with a two page protective jacket. The etching measures 10 3/4" x 13 7/8" on a sheet 16" x 20". #1530. Title: City Child (aka: Air in the City No. 2) Artist: Will Barnet 1911 - 2012 Year: 1940 / 1982 Technique: Etching and aquatint Image Size: 10 3/4 x 13 7/8" platemark Signature: pencil, lower right Edition Size: 12 of 60 Annotations: Pencil titled, lower left Reference: Cole 59 Paper: Rives Heavyweight State: Second Publisher: AAA Born in Beverly, Massachusetts, Barnet attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston from 1928-30. He later won a 3-year scholarship to the Art Students League, New York, where he focused on printmaking. Throughout his career, he mastered a variety of techniques, including etching, woodcut and lithography, such as the current lot. An extremely dynamic artist, Barnet changed his style significantly throughout his career. His earliest graphic works captured the social and economic despair which resulted from the Great Depression; during these years he also worked for the WPA, producing prints for the graphics arts division.

Details

  • Creator
    Will Barnet (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 16 in. (40.64 cm)Width: 20 in. (50.8 cm)Depth: 0.1 in. (2.54 mm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1982
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    San Diego, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: #15301stDibs: LU936623333962

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