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Description: This lithograph is an artist’s proof of one of Wengenroth’s lithographs that was issued in a very small quantity. The catalogue raisonne by Stuckey (#192) indicates this had a print run of 25. It is titled Sound Shore (Greenport, NY). In it Wengenroth exhibits his usual masterful rendering of texture and shading in black and white.

Image size: 9 3/4″ x 13 3/4″ on a 12″ x 16″ sheet of paper, matted and framed to: 18 1/2″ x 22 1/2″.┬áItem #PR00543

Stow Wengenroth (1906-1978), an American artist and lithographer, is generally considered to one of the finest American lithographers of the twentieth century. He studied at the Art Students League of New York under George Bridgman and John Fabian Carlson from 1923 to 1927, then at the Grand Central School of Art under Wayman Adams. He was elected an Associate of the prestigious National Academy of Design in 1938, and a full Academician in 1941. His lithographs are found in most major American collections including: the Library of Congress, Whitney Museum of American Art, and Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Condition: Very good condition.