1878 - 1956
THE MONONGAHELA AT MORGANTOWN
Woodcut printed in colors, 1934, printed in 1939, signed in ink in the lower margin, dated '1939' and titled 'The Monongalia at Morgantown', also signed on the verso, dated 'Aug 1939', titled, dedicated 'For James Reed', inscribed '490/8th print from this block' and numbered '490/8' in each corner, one of nine impressions of this rare print, on laid Japan paper, framed
image: 306 by 355 mm 12 by 14 in
sheet: 402 by 463 mm 15 ¾ by 18 ¼ in
With full margins, the print is in good condition, apart from a few creases in the margins (one just touching the image at upper left), and very faint mat-stain. (A horizontal crease and pin holes along the upper sheet edge (probably inherent), and an occasional spot of pale discoloration or stray ink in the margins and on the verso.)
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, From Paris to Provincetown: Blanche Lazzell and the Color Woodcut, 2002, no. 69, illustrated in the catalogue