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American, 1901-1980

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Mexican Interior -  COOK

Mexican Interior
Etching, 1933, Duffy 174, edition 30. 16 x 10 5/8 in. Signed and dated in pencil, also inscribed "Mexico" in pencil. This superb, luminous impression was printed by the artist as indicated with the inscription, imp." The margins appear to be full and the condition is quite good apart from a skillful repair in the upper right corner margin away from the image. The paper is a very thin Japanese gampi. This large work won the John Taylor Arms Prize in 1933 from the Society of American Etchers Annual Exhibition. It was awarded first prize in the Annual Print Exhibition from the Philadelphia Art Alliance and was also selected for Fine Prints of the Year in 1933.
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Soaring New York -  COOK

Soaring New York
Aquatint and soft-ground etching, 1931 (date in pencil, 1932), Duffy 165, edition of 75. 8 7/8 x 11 3/4 in. Signed and dated in pencil, lower right. Numbered "3/40" in the lower left corner. This is a fine impression printed on a light cream wove paper. The margins are full. The condition is very good with faint traces of old tape adhesive showing along the margin edges, verso, and a small repair in the upper right margin corner, well away from the image. This rare print is located in the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, Georgetown University and the Dallas Museum of Art. Current scholarship lists five known states of this print and this is the fifth and final state. It's possible the entire edition was never printed given the rarity of this work.
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