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Lawrence Wilbur
Tranquil Harbor (Gloucester, Massachusetts)

1958

$650

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Lawrence Nelson Wilbur (1897-1988), 'Tranquil Harbor' (Gloucester, Massachusetts), wood engraving, edition 55, 1958. Signed in pencil, and signed in the block, lower right. Annotated in the artist's hand 'OK 6' in pencil, lower left sheet corner. A superb, richly-inked impression, on cream laid Japan paper, with margins (1 to 1 1/4 inches); a small loss in the right sheet corner, well away from the image, otherwise in excellent condition. Printed by the artist. Image size 8 3/8 x 10 1/16 inches; sheet size 10 3/8 x 12 3/8 inches. Matted to museum standards, unframed. ABOUT THE ARTIST Painter and printmaker, Lawrence Nelson Wilbur's artistic career spanned almost seven decades. A long-time resident of Manhattan, his numerous exhibitions and awards include shows at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (twice), National Academy of Design (Obrig Prize), American Watercolor Society (Silver Medal, and Zabriski Purchase Award), the Salmagundi Club (5 awards), and the Society of American Graphic Artists (John Taylor Arms Award). He was the subject of a half-hour national broadcast on PBS in 1987 which spurred renewed interest in his work and a major one-man retrospective, 'Scenes from New York', at Associated American Artists in New York. Wilbur's work is included in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, National Gallery of Art, National Museum of Art, Library of Congress, Boston Museum, Philadelphia Museum, Museum of the City of New York, New York Public Library.

Details

  • Artist
    Lawrence Wilbur (20th Century, American)
  • Creation Year
    1958
  • Dimensions
    Height: 8.38 in. (21.29 cm)Width: 10.07 in. (25.58 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 1014151stDibs: LU53236634082

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