Armin Landeck drypoints for sale

American, 1905-1984

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11 West 11th Street (New York) -  LANDECK

11 West 11th Street (New York)
Drypoint, 1939, Kraeft 79, edition 100. 12 7/8 x 9 3/4 in. Signed, dated and numbered in pencil. This is a fine, rich impression printed on white wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is excellent. A great many of the impressions from this plate were printed after 1939. Mohammad Omer Khalil, a master printer, started filling out Landeck's editions is the early 1970s and his blindstamp appears in the lower right corner of the margin. Khalil has also printed for Jim Dine, Louise Nevelson and Romare Bearden. This is an exceptional early work by Landeck.
SOLD

12th Street Walls (first state) -  LANDECK

12th Street Walls (first state)
Drypoint, 1944, Kraeft 93, edition 100. 8 1/4 x 11 5/8 in. Signed in pencil and inscribed "imp". Here we have a fine impression with full margins. The condition is very good apart from a faint mat line from an earlier mount. This is a scene near Union Square. The second state was done in 1978 with engraving added (see Kraeft 128).
$1,400

Approaching Storm -  LANDECK

Approaching Storm
Drypoint, 1937, Kraeft 65, edition 100. 9 1/4 x 8 1/4 in. Signed in pencil. This is a superb early impression printed on off white wove paper. The margins are full. The condition is fine apart from two old hinges on the verso, top corners. Provenance: M. Knoedler, New York.
SOLD

Demolition No. 1 -  LANDECK

Demolition No. 1
Drypoint, 1940, Kraeft 80, edition 100. 6 x 9 in. Signed, dated and numbered in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. Provenance: M. Knoedler & Co., New York.
$1,400

East River Drive -  LANDECK

East River Drive
Drypoint, 1941, Kraeft 82, edition 100. 9 3/4 x 12 7/8 in. Signed, dated and numbered in pencil. This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. According to Landeck, "Done when they were building the F.D.R. Drive on the East Side of New York."
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Housetops, 14th Street -  LANDECK

Housetops, 14th Street
Drypoint and sandpaper ground, 1937, Kraeft 66, edition 100. 8 1/4 x 11 1/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a superb, early impression printed on a light cream wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. (Two old hinges at the top corners, verso.) This lovely, Hopperesque image was purchased at M. Knoedler & Co. in New York during the 1970s.
SOLD

Manhattan Canyon -  LANDECK

Manhattan Canyon
Drypoint, 1934, Kraeft 46, edition 100. 14 x 6 3/4 in. Signed in pencil and inscribed, "for Wellesley Davis." This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. This is an early, stellar New York image with a nice balance of modernism and careful observation. This plate did wear down a bit after awhile and not all of the impressions are this rich. Provenance: Hirschl & Adler, New York.
ON HOLD

Narrow Street -  LANDECK

Narrow Street
Drypoint and engraving, 1949, Kraeft 102, edition 100. 16 x 9 7/8 in. Signed, dated and numbered in pencil. Here we have a fine impression in excellent condition. The margins are full.
$650

Pop's Tavern -  LANDECK

Pop's Tavern
Drypoint and aquatint, 1934, Kraeft 45, edition listed as 50 but the print states 6 1/8 x 10 in. Signed and dated in pencil. A fine impression with full margins. Very good condition apart from two tiny pin point indentations on the building on the right side.
SOLD

Pop's Tavern -  LANDECK

Pop's Tavern
Drypoint and aquatint, 1934, Kraeft 45, edition 50 (100?) 6 1/8 x 10 in. Signed, dated and numbered "ed 100" in pencil. Here we have a fine impression of this great, early print. The margins are wide and the condition is excellent. According to the author, " On Christopher Street in New York, right across from the Hudson Theatre where "Cat's Paw" was showing." Note: This impression is numbered "ed 100" whereas the catalogue states "edition 50."
$6,000

Rooftop, 14th Street -  LANDECK

Rooftop, 14th Street
Drypoint and engraving, 1941, Kraeft 97, edition 100. 8 1/4 x 14 in. Signed and dated in pencil. A fine impression in very good condition. A small ink spot in the lower right margin and the verso slightly dirty. Note: The catalogue lists this print for 1946 but this impression is dated 1941.
SOLD

Stairhall -  LANDECK

Stairhall
Drypoint and engraving, 1950, Kraeft 104, edition 100. 12 x 14 3/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is also fine apart from a very faint suggestion of toning within an earlier mat opening. The scene is the old Delmonico Hotel on East 14th Street in New York. Landeck had a studio there for many years. Provenance: M. Knoedler (with their label).
$2,200

Studio Interior, No. 1 -  LANDECK

Studio Interior, No. 1
Drypoint, 1935, Kraeft 57, edition 100. 8 x 10 5/8 in. Signed in pencil, lower right. This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is fine. In this classic study of a printmaking studio, Landeck here depicts his first atelier in Cornwall, CT. Shown on the wall in the upper right corner is his rare lithograph, View of New York, from 1932.
$1,800

Window on 14th Street -  LANDECK

Window on 14th Street
Drypoint and engraving, 1949, Kraeft 103, edition 100. 12 1/4 x 5 7/8 in. Signed, dated and numbered "ed 100" in pencil. This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. Landeck states an edition of 90 and this impression suggests another ten were printed. This view was from the artist's studio in the Delmonico Building at 3 East 14th Street in New York. He resided there from 1942 to 1958.
$1,400


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