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Joseph Pennell (American, 1860-1926) West Door, St. Paul's

Auction:
3191T
Lot:
1099
Sold for:
$135$110

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3191T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 12, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Joseph Pennell (American, 1860-1926)

West Door, St. Paul's, 1903, edition probably of 50 (Wuerth, 272). Signed "JPennell" in pencil l.c., inscribed "Goulding imp" in pencil l.l. Etching on paper, plate size 11 1/16 x 8 11/16 in., matted, unframed.
Condition: Deckled left and lower edges, mat burn, glue residue and pencil annotations to outer margins.

Note: Jared Bowen writes, "Pennell's moody streetscape here is entrancing. It calls to mind both Whistler's most atmospheric etchings and a Jason Bourne film."
Estimate $200-300


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Jared Bowen, Joseph Pennell, Pencil, Stationery, Visual arts, Writing implements

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