Kerr Eby etchings for sale

American, 1889-1946

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Berkshire Night -  EBY

Berkshire Night
Etching and aquatint, 1945, Giardina 203 (ii/II), edition about 100. 10 3/8 x 14 3/4 in. Signed in pencil, lower right. This is a fine impression in very good condition. The margins are slightly trimmed and there's a faint suggestion of a subtle stain in the sky, upper left. This exemplary work depicts a scene in western Massachusetts.
SOLD

Cow Shed -  EBY

Cow Shed
Etching, aquatint and sandpaper ground, 1946, Giardina 211, edition 100. 9 5/8 x 15 1/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression with wide margins. the condition is fine apart from a soft wrinkle in the lower left margin. The scene depicted is in either Maine or Connecticut. This well crafted work was one of Eby's last prints.
$700

Day's End, Driftway -  EBY

Day's End, Driftway
Etching and aquatint, 1939, Giardina 196 (iii/III), edition about 100. 8 1/2 x 15 3/8 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a fine, atmospheric impression printed on cream laid paper. The margins are full. The condition is very good other than for a subtle, small area of discoloration at the platemark, upper left, and a subtle, small wrinkle in the image, lower left corner. This etching depicts the artist's home in Westport, Ct.
$800

Driftway, Evening -  EBY

Driftway, Evening
Etching, 1933, Giardina 175 (ii/II), edition 100. 8 1/4 x 15 3/8 in. Signed in the plate, lower left. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, atmospheric impression printed on a white wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. Driftway was Eby's home in Westport, Ct.
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In the Open -  EBY

In the Open
Etching, 1927, Giardina 123 (iii/III), edition 90. 7 7/8 x 12 3/4 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression in excellent condition. The margins are wide and probably untrimmed. This print was based on Eby's World War I experiences in France. The work is cited in several museum collections.
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Light in the Woods -  EBY

Light in the Woods
Etching and aquatint, 1931, Giardina 161 (iii/III); edition 100. 14 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, dramatically inked impression with full margins. The condition is also fine. This well done print effectively conveys the deep woods at night. Camping scenes are uncommon in American fine prints from this 1900-1950 era.
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Night, High Island, Maine -  EBY

Night, High Island, Maine
Etching, 1928, Giardina 131 (vi/VI), edition 90. 12 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. Signed in pencil. Here we have a very fine, luminous impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart from a rust speck in the right margin and a speck or two of foxing also in the margins. The influence of Whistler is clearly evident in this print. Eby's work is discussed in The Stamp of Whistler by Robert H. Getscher (1977), pages 278-279.
$400

No. 1 Wall Street (New York) -  EBY

No. 1 Wall Street (New York)
Etching, 1930, Giardina 148 (iv/IV), edition 90. 16 x 10 3/8 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. Here we have a fine impression printed with tone. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. This well known print depicts Trinity Church in the heart of New York's financial district. No. 1 Wall Street was the former headquarters of the Irving Trust Company. Construction began in 1929 and was completed in 1931.
$750

Portage -  EBY

Portage
Etching, 1930, Giardina 155 (iii/III), edition 90. 7 5/8 x 12 3/4 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. Here we have a fine impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart from a minor wrinkle in the far edge of the left margin. The catalogue states this is a New England or Canadian scene.
$500

Still Hollow -  EBY

Still Hollow
Etching printed with plate tone, 1936, Giardina 185 (ii/II), edition 100. 10 1/4 x 14 3/4 in. Signed in pencil. A fine impression of this notable work. Full margins. Fine condition.
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Two Bridges  -  EBY

Two Bridges
Etching, 1930, Giardina 149 (v/V), edition 90. 8 x 15 in. Signed and numbered in pencil. This is a very fine impression printed on cream laid paper. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. Ten impressions are cited in museum collections. This lovely panorama of New York shows the Brooklyn Bridge in the foreground and the Manhattan Bridge in the distance.
$950


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