Current Inventory by Isabel Bishop

Man With Arms Folded

Artist: Isabel Bishop
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Isabel Bishop (1902-1988), Man With Arms Folded, etching, 1929-1943, signed in pencil lower right margin, numbered (XV/XXV) lower left. Reference: Teller 7a, from the AAA edition of 25 (after a few proofs made by the artist earlier). In excellent condition, with full margins, 5 3/8 x 3 5/8, the sheet 13 x 10 inches, archival matting. A fine impression, printed by Stephen Sholinsky of Stem Graphics, and with his chop mark, a stylized double S,  lower right margin. Printed on a Rives Heavyweight paper, published by Associated American Artists, 1985. Isabel Bishop’s prints were virtually always of figures, drawn directly […]

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Strap Hangers

Artist: Isabel Bishop
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Isabel Bishop (1902-1988),  Strap Hangers, etching, 1940, signed in pencil lower right margin. Reference: Teller 26. A proof impression, one of the few proofs printed by the artist in 1940; there was an edition of 50 printed in 1978 by Associated American Artists. In excellent condition, printed on a cream wove paper with full margins, 6 7/8 x 4, the sheet 9 5/8 x 6 1/2 inches, archival matting. A fine rare proof impression, printed with a light veil of plate tone. Provenance: Midtown Galleries, New York, purchased in 1980 by current owner. This is one of a small number of […]

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Putting on the Coat

Artist: Isabel Bishop
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Isabel Bishop (1902-1988), Putting on the Coat, etching, 1943, signed in pencil lower right and titled (Putting on Coat (front)) lower left margins. Reference: Teller 31. In excellent condition, printed on cream wove paper, with margins, 5 7/8 x 3 7/8, the sheet 7 5/8 x 4 5/8 inches, archival mounting with window mount. A fine atmospheric proof impression, before the edition printed decades later and before the corners of the plate were burnished (and thus with a platemark set in strong relief), printed with a light veil of plate tone. Provenance: Associated American Artists, with a copy of their […]

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