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"Stones of Venice" by Ernest D. Roth, Amer., (1879-1964)
Etching, 1926, ed. ?, 13-1/2 x 9-3/8, signed, titled and dated 1926 in the plate, on cream wove WHATMAN 1883 watermarked paper, a minor printing crease at the lower left margin edge, some pale spots of foxing confined to the bottom and lower right margin edge. A crisp and well inked impression, with a selective veil of plate tone at the lower water's edge of this Venetian subject by Roth. Ernest Roth's Venetian prints were recently the subject of a traveling exhibition organized by Eric Denker of the National Gallery of Art, featured summer 2012 at The Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury, CT.From the estate of CT artist C. Sperry Andrews, friend of Ernest Roth. Sperry and Doris Andrews were the 3rd generation of artists to reside at Weir Farm, Branchville, CT.