Weir, J. Alden - The Picture Book

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Weir, J. Alden - The Picture Book

1,100.00

J. Alden Weir, Amer., (1852-1919), The Picture Book, Etching, ca. 1890, Z.56, Original Ed. unknown, 1927 Ed. 25 plus proofs, 6-15/16 x 5, signed with reversed initials in the plate lower left, on cream laid simili japan paper with substantial margins, slightest toning within mat opening, original dry masking tape hinges recto. An unsigned proof printed by Weir's daughter Caro Weir Ely, outside the edition of 25 signed & numbered in pencil by her in 1927, and exhibited the same year at Keppel & Co. in New York City. A beautiful impression of this tender and delicate image showing Weir's focus on the quality of light from a window illuminating an interior while his daughter sits absorbed in the pleasures of a large book. $1,100

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