09-09-2011 09-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00PMCalender
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Mortimer Borne (American, b. 1902) Lot of Three Middle Eastern Views: Arab Digger

 
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2560B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

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.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Shimon Hadzadik, Gallery Hachadasha