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Ellison Hoover
Washington Arch in Snow

c. 1940

$2,800

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Lithograph, circa 1940, edition c. 40. Signed in pencil. A fine, atmospheric impression, on cream wove paper; the full sheet with margins (1 1/4 to 1 3/4 inches), in excellent condition. image size 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches (318 x 241 mm); sheet size 15 3/4 x 12 inches (400 x 305 mm). Archivally matted to museum standards, unframed. Washington Arch is a marble triumphal arch built in 1892 in Washington Square Park in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City. It celebrates the centennial of George Washington's inauguration as President of the United States in 1789 and forms the grand southern terminus of Fifth Avenue. The monument was modeled by Stanford White on the Arc de Triomphe, built in 1806, in Paris (itself modeled on the Arch of Titus, Rome). ABOUT THE ARTIST Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Ellison Hoover was an American artist and cartoonist known for his distinctive Modernist style. Hoover studied at the Cleveland School of Art and the Art Students League, New York. He was a syndicated cartoonist for the New York Herald Tribune and worked for the Evening World and Newark Evening News. He drew the daily strip ‘Mr. and Mrs.’ (originally created by Clare Briggs) between 1930 and 1947 for national magazines. He also contributed to Life Magazine, the New Yorker, and the Brooklyn Eagle while pursuing a fine art career as a printmaker and painter.

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