05-18-2012 05-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2598B Boston
May 18, 2012 12:00PMCalender
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Seven Plates from TWENTY MASTERPIECES IN ETCHING: LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON Samuel Chamberlain (American, 1895-1975), Fraunces Taver...

 
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2598B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Seven Plates from TWENTY MASTERPIECES IN ETCHING: LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON

Samuel Chamberlain (American, 1895-1975), Fraunces Tavern, New York City, 1783; Kerr Eby (American, 1889-1946), Stemming the Retreat at Monmouth; Earl Horter (American, 1881-1940), Braddock's Defeat; Robert Lawson (American, 1892-1957), New York Welcomes a National Hero, 1789; Francis Luis Mora (American, 1874-1940), The Surrender; Robert Buchan Nisbet (British, 1857-1942), Conquering the Wilderness; and Louis Conrad Rosenberg (American, 1890-1983), Farming at Mount Vernon; published 1931. Each signed in pencil l.r., several titled in pencil l.l. Etchings on laid paper with shield and "GW" watermarks, sheet sizes 14 1/2 x 19 5/8 in. (36.7 x 49.8 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Minor soiling.
Estimate $700-900

Keywords

GEORGE WASHINGTON, Samuel Chamberlain, New York City, Fraunces Tavern, Monmouth, Earl Horter, Robert Lawson, Francis Luis Mora, Robert Buchan Nisbet, Louis Conrad Rosenberg, Mount Vernon