Grant Wood prints for sale

American, 1891-1942

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Approaching Storm -  WOOD

Approaching Storm
Lithograph, 1940, Johnson 16, Cole 19; edition 250. 11 3/4 x 8 7/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a superb impression with full margins. The paper shows the watermark POYPE and there's a deckle edge on all sides. The condition is fine apart from a very faint trace of an old adhesive along the extreme top edge of the sheet. According to Associated American Artists records, this print was sold out within five months of being issued. (See Johnson, page 124.)
$9,000

December Afternoon -  WOOD

December Afternoon
Lithograph, 1941, Johnson 18, Cole 16; edition 250. 9 x 11 7/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine, rich impression with wide margins. The condition is fine. This charming, beautifully crafted winter scene is a nice example of Wood's work. There's a related drawing for this print at the University of Iowa Museum of Art.
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February -  WOOD

February
Lithograph, 1942, Cole 17, edition 250. 8 7/8 x 11 3/4 in. Signed and titled in pencil. A fine impression in fine condition with full margins. With a pencil dedication added by Wood just below the image. An exemplary work.
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Fertility -  WOOD

Fertility
Lithograph, 1939, Johnson 14, Cole 15; edition 250. 9 x 11 3/4 in. Signed in pencil, lower right. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart from old hinges at the top corners. This is one of Wood's best prints and the edition was printed by George Miller. The watermark is GCM.
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Grant Wood:  The 19 Lithographs (by Bruce Johnson) -  WOOD

Grant Wood: The 19 Lithographs (by Bruce Johnson)
Catalogue raisonné, 2016, 185 pages. 8 x 10 x 1/2 in. This is the new catalogue on Grant Wood prints. The original catalogue was written by Sylvan Cole and published by Associated American Artists in 1984. This publication provides a substantial amount of information about Wood's interest in the lithography medium and each print is described at length. There are essays about George Miller, Wood's printer, and regionalism in general. Johnson includes amended dates for a few of the lithographs and explains the facts behind his conclusions. This is a must have book for Grant Wood collectors as it supersedes the Cole catalogue. The price is $ 40 plus $ 7 for postage and handling. Sales tax applies to North Carolina residents.
$47

Honorary Degree -  WOOD

Honorary Degree
Lithograph, 1938, Cole 4, edition 250. 11 7/8 x 6 7/8 in. Signed in pencil, lower right. This is a fine impression in fine condition. The margins are full. This iconic image is one of Wood's few self portraits. The arched window in the background echos the design from his American Gothic painting from 1930.
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In the Spring -  WOOD

In the Spring
Lithograph, 1939, Johnson 13, Cole 13; edition 250. 8 7/8 x 11 3/4 in. Signed in pencil. This is a very fine impression with full margins. The condition is outstanding. In his excellent 2016 catalog of Grant Wood's lithographs, Bruce Johnson writes the following about this print: "...the lithograph transcends from being a portrait of one individual to a symbol of all farmers and their relationship to their land." (pg. 105). The paper bears a RIVES watermark and was printed by George Miller in New York.
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January -  WOOD

January
Lithograph, 1938, Johnson 3, Cole 3; edition 250. 9 x 11 7/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is an excellent impression with full margins. The condition is fine apart from the faint remains of the original AAA hinges in the top two corners of the sheet. The paper bears a GCM watermark. This memorable winter image was done in Iowa and there's at least one related drawing and oil painting. (The painting is located in the Cleveland Museum of Art.) "January" is one of six Grant Wood prints reproduced in Thomas Craven's 1939 book, A Treasury of American Prints. This was a very popular print when it was published in the spring of 1938. In the fall 1938 AAA catalogue, "January" was already sold out. (See Johnson, pg. 61).
$8,500

July Fifteenth -  WOOD

July Fifteenth
Lithograph, 1938, Johnson 6, Cole 5; edition 250. 9 x 11 7/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a fine impression printed on RIVES paper with full margins. The condition is very good apart from slight thinness to the paper on the outer edges, verso. The print was attached at the edges at some point and this minor issue does not show in the front at all.
$9,000

March -  WOOD

March
Lithograph, 1941, Johnson 17, Cole 14, edition 250. 9 x 11 7/8 in. Signed in pencil. This is a superb impression in fine condition. The margins are somewhat trimmed measuring one inch on all sides. At least two preparatory drawings exist for this print and the edition was printed by George Miller and published by AAA in New York. The great design for this print gives it a strikingly modernist look. "March" expouses Wood's compositional practice of dynamic symmetry. (See Johnson, pg. 129-130)
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Seed Time and Harvest -  WOOD

Seed Time and Harvest
Lithograph, 1937, Johnson 2, edition 250 7 3/8 x 12 1/8 in. Signed and dated in pencil, lower right. This is a fine impression in superb condition. The margins are full. This is an exemplary lithograph from Wood's early work.
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Tree Planting Group -  WOOD

Tree Planting Group
Lithograph, 1937, Johnson 1, Cole 1; edition 250. 8 7/16 x 10 7/8 in. Signed and dated in pencil. This is a superb impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. This was Grant Wood's first lithograph. The scene depicted is an Arbor Day's celebration of a tree planting. There's an oil of this subject in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and a large drawing in the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art.
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Wild Flowers -  WOOD

Wild Flowers
Lithograph with hand coloring by the artist's sister, 1939, Johnson 12, Cole 9; edition 250. 7 x 10 in. Signed in pencil, lower right. This is a fine impression with fresh colors. The margins are full and the condition is fine.
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