Jackson Lee Nesbitt prints for sale

American, 1913-2008

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Casting - Blast Furnace -  NESBITT

Casting - Blast Furnace
Lithograph, 1951, Retif/ Salzer 31, edition 70. 11 3/16 x 16 in. Signed, titled and dated in pencil. A fine impression on ivory wove paper. The margins are full and the condition is fine. (There's a soft vertical crease in the margin at right, well apart from the image.) "This is one of the best industrial pieces I've ever done; it's just got more sock to it." The location is the Sheffield Steel Plant in Houston, TX.
SOLD

November Evening -  NESBITT

November Evening
Etching, 1946, Retif/Salzar 24, edition 250. 8 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression with substantial margins. The condition is very good apart from faint toning along a previous mat opening. This print was published by Associated American Artists and was featured in Albert Reese's book, American Prize Prints of the 20th Century. It was awarded the Eames Prize in 1946 by the Society of American Etchers as well as a purchase prize from the Library of Congress. The scene depicted was in Arkansas and Nesbitt was sketching along this road with Benton. This scenario provided the basis for the etching and also a painting of the same subject.
$1,500

Ozark Bridge -  NESBITT

Ozark Bridge
Etching, 1941, Retif / Salzer 20; edition 250. 11 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression with wide margins. The condition is excellent. This exemplary work was designed on a sketching trip in Arkansas with Thomas Hart Benton and two other artists. This work was published by Associated American Artists but a few impressions were also printed by the artist. This is one of those as it shows his signature and date on the plate in the extreme lower left corner.
$1,400

Twelve Inch Mill -  NESBITT

Twelve Inch Mill
Etching, 1948, Retif / Salzer 28; edition 70. 10 1/4 x 14 in. Signed and dated in pencil, lower right. This is a fine impression in fine condition. The margins are full. The scene depicted is at the Sheffield Steel Company in Kansas City.
SOLD

Watering Place -  NESBITT

Watering Place
Etching, 1939, Retif/Salzer 18, edition 250. 12 1/4 x 9 5/8 in. Signed in the plate. Signed and titled in pencil. This is a fine impression in very good condition. The margins are full. This work was published by Associated American Artists, New York. Nesbitt learned etching from John de Martelly and Thomas Hart Benton was a friend and mentor.
SOLD


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