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"Hanging Daily Wash", by Charles Truman, Amer., (20th Cent.)
Regular price $225
Lithograph, ca. 1940s, Ed. 25, signed & titled vertically in pencil in the side margins, on cream wove paper. The choice to sign and title vertically is interesting, especially given this is an impression from Truman's edition of 25, as opposed to a working proof. Such quirks affirm an artist's individuality, and subtly challenge staid conventions. I've never seen another impression of this print, not was I aware of Charles Truman before finding this one. After 33 years as a private dealer, I still am amazed at the number of artists who produced fine work which remains completely unknown today. A charming New York City rooftop depression era image by a lesser known artist, and in a small edition.