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Samuel Chamberlain
Street Scene

c.1935

$650

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This artwork "Street Scene" c. 1935 is an original etching on paper by noted American artist Samuel V. Chamberlain, 1895-1975 It is hand signed and numbered ed. (Edition) 300 in pencil by the artist. The plate mark (image) size is 8.5 x 11.75 inches, framed size is 15.25 x 18.15 inches. framed in original frame. The artwork is in very good condition, paper is slightly toned by age. The frame is in good condition, matting is toned and has some light discoloration, replacing the matting will be a good idea. About the artist. Samuel V. Chamberlain was born in Cresco, IA on October 28, 1895 and died in Marblehead, MA in 1975. He was an accomplished etcher, lithographer, writer, teacher, and lecturer. Chamberlain taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and lectured on various graphic techniques such as etching, drypoint, and soft ground etching. From 1929 to 1934 he lived in France. Chamberlain's education took place at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA; the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA; and the Royal College of Art in London. He was a pupil of Edouard Henri Léon (1873-?) in Paris and Malcolm Osborne (1880-1963) in London. Chamberlain was a member of the National Academy of Design in New York City; the Society of American Etchers in Brooklyn, NY; the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; the Chicago Society of Etchers; Associate member of the National Academy of Design, 1939; the Northwest Printmakers; the Société de la Gravure Originale Noir in Paris; and a Guggenheim Fellow, 1926. Exhibitions and awards include an honorable mention at the Paris Salon in 1925; medaille de Bronze at the Paris Salon in 1925; a gold medal at the Boston Tercentenary in 1930; a prize at the Society of American Etchers in 1933; the National Academy of Design, annually; and the Salons of America. Chamberlain was the author and illustrator of "France Will Live Again," 1940; "Fair is Our Land," 1942; "Sketches of Northern Spanish Architecture," 1928; "Domestic Architecture in Rural France," 1928; "Tudor Homes of England," 1929; "Through France with a Sketch Book," 1929; and French Provincial Houses," 1932. Collections representing Chamberlain include the Whistler House Museum of Art in Lowell, MA; the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City; the Museum of Fine Art in Boston, MA; the Victoria and Albert Museum in England; the Art Institute of Chicago; the Mobile Museum of Art in Mobile, AL; the San Diego Museum of Art in CA; the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens in Jacksonville, FL; the Georgia Museum of Art in Athens, GA; the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA; the University of Michigan Museum of Art in Ann Arbor, MI; the Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum in Minneapolis, MN; the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, MO; the Art Gallery, University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH; and the Sheldon Swope Art Museum in Terre Haut, IN.

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  • Creator
  • Creation Year
    c.1935
  • Dimensions
    Height: 15.25 in. (38.74 cm)Width: 18.15 in. (46.11 cm)Depth: 0.5 in. (1.27 cm)
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  • Movement & Style
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  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: cham/str/011stDibs: LU66633325883

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