John P. | Geometric, Linear Shapes in Aqua, Red, Gray, and Maroon | | KODNER GALLERY
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Josef Albers, Hommage to the Square (Set of Six Cards), 1960
Set of six cards, framed, signed in notecard
a) Yellow Hommage to the Square, 7 x 7 inches, screenprint, unsigned
Position: Upper Left Mount
Poor condition including creasing, spot soiling, discoloration
b) Variations (Blue, Black, Grey), 6 ½ x 8 ½ inches, screenspot, unsigned
Position: Upper Center
c) Variations (Orange, Ochre), 6 ¾ x 6 ¾ inches, screenprint, unsigned
Position: Upper Right
d) Variations (Black, Blue, White, Gray), 8 x 8 inches, screenprint, unsigned
Position: Lower Left
Discolorations to paper, wrinkling of paper
e) Variations (Yellow, Blue, Gray), 8 x 8 inches, screenprint, unsigned
Position: Lower Right
Discolorations to paper due to acidity
f) Handwritten Note by the Artist, on reverse side of “Sanctuary” Print, 3 ½ x 6 inches
Position: Lower Center
Signature attributed to artist
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.
Thomas Hart Benton, Night Firing (Tobacco Firing), 1943
Lithograph, 8 3/4 x 13 1/4 in. (22.2 x 33.7 cm)
Illustrated: Fath, pg. 134, no. 57
"Drawing made in 1943 in North Carolina - part of a series of the Tobacco industry made at the request of American Tobacco Co. The shed is where the tobacco is dried out with night and day slow fires beneath. There is a painting of this owned by Mr. and Mrs. Constable of Kansas City." 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.
Norman Percevel Rockwell | Autumn | | 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.