Antonio Frasconi woodcuts for sale

American, b.1919

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Lettuce Workers #4 -  FRASCONI

Lettuce Workers #4
Woodcut printed in colors, undated (1950s), edition 10. 20 x 11 1/2 in. Signed and titled in pencil. A superb impression on cream colored japanese paper. Substantial margins. Very good condition. Old hinges, verso, and soft rippling in the image (from printing) An outstanding American woodcut.
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Lettuce Workers V -  FRASCONI

Lettuce Workers V
Woodcut printed in colors, 1953, Baltimore Museum of Art 309; edition 5 plus artist's proofs. 20 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. Signed, dated and titled in pencil. This is a fine, rich impression of this rare print. The margins are full but narrow on the top and bottom, measuring about 1/2" and with a deckle edge showing. The paper is a cream-colored Japanese and the condition is fine. This exemplary work from the 1950s was published in a portfolio called "Lettuce Country," which depicted farmers in the Salinas Valley of California.
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Self Portrait -  FRASCONI

Self Portrait
Woodcut, 1947, edition unknown. 9 1/2 x 8 1/16 in. Signed in the block. Signed and dated in pencil. This is a fine impression of this rare early work. The paper is a cream-colored Japan with full margins. The condition is excellent. The Cleveland Museum checklist of the early prints of Frasconio list this as from 1946. The print is dated 1947 and the letters "NY" appear cut into the block in the bottom. We know he moved from California to New York in 1947 and his first exhibition at Weyhe Gallery was in 1948. (Note: We are always interested in acquiring fine prints by Frasconi.)
$1,000


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