Mortimer Borne (American, b. 1902)
Lot of Three Middle Eastern Views: Arab Digger, 1935, Shimon Hadzadik - Jerusalem, 1935, and Under the Olives, 1935, edition of about 35 (Biran, p. 160-161). Each signed "Mortimer Borne...Imp" in pencil l.r. Drypoint on various papers, plate sizes approximately 7 x 10 in. (17.5 x 25.5 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Margins of 1 inch, minor soiling to margins.
N.B. Borne had a one-man show at the Gallery Hachadasha in Jerusalem in 1935. It featured some of his etchings, and stimulated by the city and his recent success there he remained in Jerusalem for several months, creating a series of etchings.