Ivan Le Lorraine Albright (American, 1897-1983)
Two Works:A First State and a Later State of Woman in Fur Coat. Both signed "Ivan Albright" in pencil l.r. and dedicated "To Matt..." in pencil l.c. Etchings (the first state in dark burgundy on cream paper; the other in black on white paper),plate sizes 9 x 6 in. (22.7 x 15.2 cm),unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Deckled edges, subtle toning, very minor handling creases.
Provenance: Through the estate of Matthew Wysocki (1920-1991),artist, photographer, professor and chairman of Dartmouth College's visual studies department (1966-1989),to the present owner by family descent, Connecticut.
First state: Slight rippling at edges of sheet and within image. Stray ball point pen mark at u.r. of right edge. Several dings in paper at l.l. quadrant and right center edge. Later state: Slight rippling at edges of sheet and within image. Stray ball point pen mark at top right edge.
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