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Rockwell Kent Wood Engraving "Sea and Sky" - $1,700 (Nyack)

condition: excellent
Wood engraving, 1932.
10x6 3/8 inches
Edition of 150.
Signed and titled in pencil, lower margin.
Burne-Jones 85.

A brilliant, black impression, on cream wove Japan; beautifully framed, the full sheet with margins (2 to 2 1/2 inches), in excellent condition. Selected for 'Fifty Prints of the Year', 1932, America Institute of Graphic Arts.

Published by Associated American Artists, New York, and sold with original receipt and documentation.

Impressions of this work are in the permanent collections of the Cleveland Museum of Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Dallas Museum of Fine Art, Hermitage Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art; Princeton University Library, and the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Rockwell Kent (1882–1971). The American realist Rockwell Kent was born in Tarrytown, New York and first studied painting in 1900 under William Merritt Chase while attending the Columbia University School of Architecture. In 1904 he enrolled in the New York School of Art, where he studied under Robert Henri and Kenneth Hayes Miller. Kent’s many interests—architecture, painting, illustration, carpentry, and writing—were enhanced by the widespread, often exotic, locales he visited. He was grounded in the American realist tradition and rarely painted urban scenes like his contemporaries George Bellows and John Sloan. The Federal Public Works Administration commissioned Kent in 1935 to paint two murals for the new post office building in Washington, D.C. He enjoyed acclaim as a

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