Benton Spruance lithographs for sale

American, 1904-1962

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American Pattern - Barn -  SPRUANCE

American Pattern - Barn
Lithograph , 1940, Fine/Looney 184, edition 45. 7 5/8 x 13 7/8 in. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression of this iconic American modernist print. The paper bears a RIVES watermark and the margins are full. The condition is fine apart from faint toning on the verso. This work was printed by Theodore Cuno in Philadelphia.
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Approach to the Station -  SPRUANCE

Approach to the Station
Lithograph, 1932, Fine/Looney 70, edition 28. 10 7/8 x 13 3/4 in. Initialed on the stone, lower right. Signed, titled, numbered and next to that, "imp. Theo Cuno." This is a superb impression in fine condition with full margins. George Bellows was a major inspiration for Spruance throughout his career, most notably in the early work from the 1930s and 1940s.
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Bulldog Edition -  SPRUANCE

Bulldog Edition
Lithograph, 1932, Fine/Looney 76, edition 30. 8 7/8 x 14 1/2 in. Signed, dated and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent.
$6,000

Cat and Busybody -  SPRUANCE

Cat and Busybody
Lithograph, 1933, Fine/Looney 85, edition 33. 11 x 13 3/8 in. Initialed and dated on the stone, lower right. Signed, numbered and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression of this uncommon print. The margins are full. The condition is fine apart from some handling creases in the wide margins and stray printers ink in upper right margin.
$2,800

Changing City -  SPRUANCE

Changing City
Lithograph, 1934, Fine/Looney 93, edition 36. 9 3/4 x 14 5/8 in. Signed, dated, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression of this rare early modernist print. The margins are full and the condition is excellent.
$8,500

Closed Road -  SPRUANCE

Closed Road
Lithograph, 1932, Fine/Looney 72, edition 25. 10 1//2 x 13 1/8 in. Initialed on the stone, lower right. Signed, numbered and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on a creamy wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is very good. (The print is numbered "ed 30" but the catalogue lists an edition of 25.)
$1,800

Design for America, No. 2 -  SPRUANCE

Design for America, No. 2
Lithograph, 1935, Fine / Looney 118, edition 40. 16 3/8 x 9 1/2 in. Signed, dated and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression in fine condition with full margins. This impression, like so many others left in the artist's studio after he died, bears the artist's red estate stamp and the initials in pencil by the artist's widow, Winifred Glover Spruance.
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Landscape with Figures -  SPRUANCE

Landscape with Figures
Lithograph, 1940, Fine/Looney 179, edition 30. 10 x 13 3/8 in. Signed and dated on the stone (literally) lower right. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression of this beautifully drawn print. This somewhat divergent subject by Spruance reminds us of the regionalist tradition of Benton, Wood and others.
$2,500

Middle Germantown (PA) -  SPRUANCE

Middle Germantown (PA)
Lithograph, 1934, Fine / Looney 98, edition 30. 10 x 13 5/8 in. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. Here we have a fine impression printed on RIVES watermarked paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. According to the catalogue raisonné, the subject of this print is the Spruance home in the Germantown section of Philadelphia.
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Nero -  SPRUANCE

Nero
Lithograph printed in tan and black, 1944, Fine / Looney 233, edition 35. 11 5/8 x 15 3/8 in. Initialed on the stone and signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. This work was printed by Theodore Cuno and bears his blindstamp in the lower margin.
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Portrait of the Artist as Model -  SPRUANCE

Portrait of the Artist as Model
Lithograph, 1942, Fine/Looney 204, edition 25. 11 1/2 x 14 in. Initialed on the stone, lower right. Signed, dated, titled and numbered in pencil. The compelling and elaborate image of the artist is rare today. This impression has full margins. The condition is very good apart from four old tape stains on each side, center. (They have been professionally treated to defer and further influx of acid and toning into the paper.)
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Prelude to Rest -  SPRUANCE

Prelude to Rest
Lithograph, 1935, Fine/Looney 109, edition 32. 9 x 13 1/4 in. Signed, titled and numbered in pencil. this is a fine impression of this stellar, early work. The margins are full and the condition is fine.
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Self Portrait -  SPRUANCE

Self Portrait
Lithograph, 1932, Fine/Looney 74, edition 30. 12 3/8 x 9 1/2 in. Initialed on the stone, lower left. Signed, titled in numbered in pencil. Here we have a fine impression in fine condition. The margins are full.
$2,200

Supplies for Suburbia -  SPRUANCE

Supplies for Suburbia
Lithograph , 1938, Fine/Looney 153, edition 30. 10 x 15 in. Initialed in the stone, lower right. Signed, dated, titled and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression of this uncommon print with full margins. The condition is excellent.
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