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  Twentieth-Century Prints  
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Carl von Hassler. “[Autumn Adobe, Sangre de Cristo],” c. 1950. Oil on artist’s board [Highlite Canvo Board]. Signed by artist at bottom center: Von Hassler. Panel size: 18 x 24". Frame size: 23 1/2 x 29 1/2". Written on verso: “Purchased from artist 1955.”  Gorgeous presentation in a custom hand-made frame in 22K gold leaf (“American Impressionist” style with adzed panel).

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Virginia True. “Penitente Crosses Near Truchas,” 1930. Charcoal on paper. Image size: 14 x 10 7/8". Frame size: 21 3/4 x 18 1/4". Signed by the artist at lower right: VTrue. Handsome archival presentation in black frame. Fine.

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Maxine Albro. “Doña Rosa / Tehuantepec, Mexico,” c. 1933. Lithograph, 12 x 14 1/4" with exquisite watercolor and gouache applied throughout by the artist. Titled in pencil, lower left, signed in pencil, lower right, and inscribed and signed again “from Maxine.”

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John Taylor Arms. "Light and Shade, Taxco," 1946. Etching. Image size: 10 1/2 x 13 1/2". Artist’s notation in pencil: “II,” in l. l. margin, indicating the preferred second state with an edition of 185, printed by the British master printer David Strang. Signed and dated in pencil, l. r.: John Taylor Arms, 1946. Fine.

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Ogden Pleissner. “June Trout Fishing,” 1967. Color lithograph. Edition of 350. Sheet size: 22 7/8 x 30 3/4" with full margins. Frame size: 26 1/2 x 34 3/4". Privately published by Theodore Gordon Flyfishers. Printed by Frost & Reed, Ltd., Bristol and London, England. Signed by artist in pencil below the image at l. r.: Ogden M. Pleissner. Publisher’s and printer’s embossed chops. Fine. Handsome archival presentation in original frame with new mat and museum-quality OP3 Plexiglas.

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Frank Tenney Johnson. “Frank Ellis of the SMS,” 1929. Oil on canvas. 24 x 18". Frame size: 31 x 25 1/4". Signed and dated l. l.: F. Tenney Johnson — A.N.A. / 1929. Period gold-leaf frame, possibly original. Excellent condition.

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Alfredo Ramos Martinez. “Habana. El Morro,” 1901. Watercolor. Image size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4". Framed size: 13 x 15 3/4". Signed and titled by artist in l. l. corner: Ramos Martinez / Habana. El Morro. Fine condition. Beautiful archival presentation in gold-wash frame and silk box mat with gold fillet.

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A FINE NEW ENGLAND SCENE
BY HOWARD COOK


Howard Cook's “visions of America were personal observations drawn from the fabric of his life, but then transformed by an independent sensibility.
—Janet Flint in The Graphic Work of Howard Cook

Howard Cook. “The Village,” 1928. Woodcut, number 1 from a proposed edition of 50 (35 were printed). Signed in pencil, l.r. Titled in pencil, l.l. Signed in block, l.r. Image: 6 3/4 x 12." Sheet: 7 3/4 x 13 1/4." Exceptionally strong impression in superb condition.

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Howard Cook. “Cocoanut Grove” (“Cocoanut Palms”), 1932. Etching. Edition of 30. Signed in pencil, lower right: Howard Cook imp. Sheet size: 9 5/8 x 12 1/2". Fine condition.

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Howard Cook. “River Baptism” (“Southern Baptism,” “Negro Baptism”), 1935. Wood engraving. Image size: 10 x 7". Edition of 50. Signed in pencil in l. r. margin: Howard Cook, Imp. 1935. Inscribed in pencil in l. l. margin: 50. Artist’s monogram in block, l. r. corner: HC. Duffy 182. Uneven lower margin. Overall, excellent condition, with beautiful tones of black and white.

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Clement (“Clem”) Haupers. “Untitled Landscape”, c. 1940. Oil on board. Unsigned. Image: 17 3/4 x 19 1/4". Frame: 23 x 23 1/4". Excellent condition in gold-toned frame.

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  Morris Blackburn, Abstract Figure
Morris Blackburn (1902–1979). “(Abstract) Figure,” c. 1940. Screenprint. Edition of 30. Image: 7 x 5 1/2". Sheet: 10 1/8 x 7 3/8". Estate signed, l. r.: Morris Blackburn / Estate. Very faint smudging in margins. Overall, excellent condition.

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Elof Wedin. “Untitled Landscape,” c. 1944. Oil on canvas. Stretcher size: 24 x 30". Frame size: 31 /12 x 37 1/2". Signed at l. l.: Wedin. Fine, in hard-carved custom molding.

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  George Braque, The Bird
Georges Braque (1882–1963) “The Bird,” 1949. Lithograph in colors on wove paper. Published by School Prints Ltd., London. Printed by W. S. Cowell Ltd., Ipswich. Sheet size: 19 x 30". Framed size: 26 1/4 x 34 1/2". Artist’s initials in the plate. Superb condition for this very fugitive item, with bright, fresh colors. Handsome archival presentation in goldleaf frame.

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  Morris Blackburn, Color Symphony
Robert Blackburn. “Color Symphony,” 1960. Color lithograph. Edition of 15. Image size: 15 3/4 x 22". Sheet size: 18 1/2 x 25". Signed and dated by artist in pencil, l. r.: Robert Blackburn 1960. Titled in pencil by artist, l. l.: “Color Symphony” and inscribed: Ed – 15. Fine condition with strong colors.

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David Morrison Reid-Henry. “White-tailed Sea Eagle,” n. d. (c. 1960). Opaque watercolor and gouache on board. Image size: 10 3/8 x 14 1/2". Frame size: 19 3/4 x 24". Signed by artist in l. r.: D M Henry. Beautiful archival presentation in 19th-century frame. Fine.

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