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Rumba =1940, Lithograph.
Edition 250. Signed in pencil.
Image size 9 1/4 x 13 1/2 inches (235 x 342 mm); sheet size 11 7/8 x 16 inches (302 x 406 mm).
A superb, clean impression, on cream wove paper, with full margins (1 to 1 3/8 inches), in excellent condition. In the original Associated American Artist's folder, with their label attached.
Lindy Hop =1936, Lithograph.
Edition not stated. Unsigned as published.
Image size 13 7/8 x 9 3/4 inches (352 x 248 mm); sheet size 18 x 13 inches (457 x 330 mm).
A fine, rich impression, on a full sheet of off-white wove paper, in excellent condition. Published by American Artists Group in an unsigned, unlimited edition (not exceeding 200), with the printed logo, title, artist and date, lower right verso. With the original AAG folder/mat.
One of 100 prints selected by the American Artist’s Congress for “America Today”, a nation-wide exhibition which was mounted simultaneously in 30 American cities in December of 1936. The selection jury consisted of the artists: Arnold Blanch, Stuart Davis, Ernest Fiene, Hugo Gellert, William Gropper, Wanda Gag, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Margaret Lowengrund, Louis Lozowick, George Picken, Harry Sternberg, Lynd Ward, and Max Weber.
Illustrated in American Today, A Book of 100 Prints, American Artist’s Congress, 1936; Pressed In Time: American Prints 1905-1950, Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, 2007.
Exhibited: Pressed In Time: American Prints 1905-1950, The Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, 2007-2008.