Thomas Hart Benton | Back from the Fields | 1945 | KODNER GALLERY
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Thomas Hart Benton, Frisky Day, 1939
Lithograph, 12 1/16 x 7 13/16 in. (30.6 x 19.8 cm)
Illustrated: Fath, pg. 80, no. 30
"Young ever in the spring, South Missouri. Farm Country." THB
The lithograph was a study for a painting Frisky Daya which was made in 1940. The painting is in the collection of Mrs. W. Gates Llyod.
Illustrated: Fath, pg. 154, no. 67
"Henry Look of Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard milking his cow. Henry had a good deal selling his milk until some prying summer person found him sharing it in his snot filled handkerchief. Trade with Henry dropped off after that." THB
Lloyd Foltz | House at Silverton | | KODNER GALLERY
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Helen Frankenthaler, Divertimento, 1983
Color Lithograph on HMP Waterleaf Handmade Paper, 31 1/2 x 21 1/3 in. (80 x 54.2 cm)
Inscribed Lower Left;
"B.A.T. for John; artist and printer"
"Thank You, HF"
Bon a Tirer (B.A.T.): Bon á tirer (BAT). Bon á tirer means “good to pull.” This is the first perfect impression of the work and the one that will be used to judge all other impressions in the edition. The BAT indicates the artist’s authorization to proceed with the edition; it is signed or initialed by the artist. All further impressions are compared to the BAT for quality. Any impression deviating from the BAT is destroyed.
Siegfried Gerhard Reinhardt | Technology, Encylopedia Britannica | | KODNER GALLERY
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Bridget Riley, Elapse, 1982
Color Lithograph, 40 x 25 in. (101.6 x 63.5 cm)
Bridget Riley (b. 1931)
screenprint in colours, 1982, on watermarked BFK Rives paper, signed, titled and dated in pencil, from the unnumbered (as issued) edition of 260, published by the Print Club of Cleveland, with their blindstamp, the full sheet, in good condition, framed
Norman Percevel Rockwell | Barbershop Quartet | | KODNER GALLERY
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Norman Percevel Rockwell, Can't Wait, 1972
Color Lithograph, 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm)
Norman Rockwell (1894 to 1978) Can't Wait, 1972 Calendar Illustration for the Boy Scouts of America for Brown & Bigelow Co. 1972 Media print lithograph on paper
This limited edition offset print is an image rendered by Norman Rockwell entitled Can't Wait for the Boys Scouts of America. The print was used for the Boy Scouts of America 1972 calendar illustration. This print is a depiction of a Cub Scout trying on a very large Boy Scout uniform anticipating wearing one someday. The print has rich vibrant colors with a white border in pristine condition and has not been conserved. An outstanding features of this print is in Norman Rockwell's eye for detail that engages the viewer. The print measures 14 X 11 inches and is hand signed by Norman Rockwell at the bottom in permanent marker.
In 1924, Rockwell began painting what would become a half-century of calendar images for the Boys Scouts of America. Each of these featured a scouting-themed painting using models from his successive home towns of New Rochelle, New York, Arlington, Vermont, and Stockbridge, Massachusetts. The yearly calendar was published by Brown & Bigelow, one of the nation's largest calendar publishers, today the Boys Scouts of America own a sizable portion of the fifty-two calendar scenes which Rockwell painted.