01-28-2011 01-29-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2535B Boston
January 28, 2011 12:00 PMCalender

Samuel V. Chamberlain (American, 1895-1975) Boston Courtyard

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2535B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 28, 2011 12:00PM


Samuel V. Chamberlain (American, 1895-1975)

Boston Courtyard, 1935, edition of 255 plus proofs (Chamberlain & Kingsland, 241). Unsigned. Drypoint on paper, plate size 5 7/8 x 3 1/4 in. (14.8 x 8.2 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Margins over 2 inches with a deckled lower and right edges, subtle soiling.

Provenance: Through the family of the artist.

N.B. The composition is based on a photograph by Maurice M. Faeustmann. When Chamberlain's print was used for the cover of Pencil Points, July 1935, the work was re-titled Old Court, Philadelphia.
Estimate $150-200


Samuel V. Chamberlain, Maurice M. Faeustmann, Old Court, Philadelphia