Current Inventory by Walt Kuhn

Advice

Artist: Walt Kuhn
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Walt Kuhn (1877-1949), Advice, etching and drypoint, 1915, signed in pencil lower right and titled lower left. In generally good condition but obviously a proof impression, with margins (trimmed irregularly), remains of prior hinging showing through at upper margin, a red ink notation lower margin (“29 Conversation”), 4 3/8 x 2 1/2, the sheet 6 1/8 x 4 5/8 inches. Provenance: ex Collection: Jonathan Greenberg, New York. A very good, inky impression of this great rarity. The total number of proofs is about 6 or less, probably 3 or 4.  This is listed as number 3 in the Kennedy Galleries […]

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Strong Girl

Artist: Walt Kuhn
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Walt Kuhn (1877-1949), Strong Girl, drypoint, 1916 [signed in pencil by Kenneth Hays Miller and inscribed “Zinc sheet E printed by Howard Moore Park 1928″). In very good condition, printed on a cream wove paper, 7 1/2 x 5 1/4, the sheet 11 1/8 x 8 1/2 inches. Provenance: ex Collection: The Metropolitan Museum of New York, with their stamp verso. ex Coll: Jonathan Greenberg, New York City A very good impression of this rare early Kuhn print. This is listed as number 48 in the Kennedy Galleries Walt Kuhn Checklist, made for an exhibit of his prints in 1967; […]

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Nude on Couch, Right Arm on Leg

Artist: Walt Kuhn
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Walt Kuhn (1877-1949), [Nude on Couch, Right Arm on Leg], c. 1920, etching, signed in pencil lower margin. In very good condition, traces of discoloration in margins, the full sheet on yellow/cream laid paper, 8 5/8 x 6, the sheet 11 3/4 x 9 1/8 inches,  archival mounting. A fine impression. Walt Kuhn was born in Brooklyn, and after a period of study art in Europe, he returned to the US to work as a cartoonist; illustrator, and developing artist. Aware of the great surge of modernist artistic activity in Europe, he joined with others to encourage Arthur B. Davies to get behind […]

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Nude on Couch, Smoking

Artist: Walt Kuhn
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Walt Kuhn (1877-1949), [Nude on Couch, Smoking], c. 1920, etching, signed in pencil lower margin. In good condition,traces of discoloration in margins, soft creases in margins, the full sheet on yellow/cream laid paper, 9 x 5 3/4,  the sheet 12 7/8 x 9 1/2 inches, archival mounting. A fine impression with plate tone. Walt Kuhn was born in Brooklyn, and after a period of study art in Europe, he returned to the US to work as a cartoonist; illustrator, and developing artist. Aware of the great surge of modernist artistic activity in Europe, he joined with others to encourage Arthur B. Davies to […]

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Reclining Nude

Artist: Walt Kuhn
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Walt Kuhn (1877-1949), [Reclining Nude], c. 1920, etching, signed in pencil lower margin. In pristine condition, soft fold upper right, with no sign of prior framing or exposure, the full sheet on yellow/cream laid paper, 6 x 7 3/4, the sheet 9 3/8 x 11 3/4 inches, archival mounting. A fine impression. Walt Kuhn was born in Brooklyn, and after a period of study art in Europe, he returned to the US to work as a cartoonist; illustrator, and developing artist. Aware of the great surge of modernist artistic activity in Europe, he joined with others to encourage Arthur B. Davies to get behind the […]

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Nude on Chaise

Artist: Walt Kuhn
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Walt Kuhn (1877-1949), [Nude on Chaise], c. 1920, etching, signed in pencil lower margin. In very good condition, no sign of prior framing, with margins (slight discoloration in margins), the full sheet on yellow/cream laid paper, 6 x 7 3/4, the sheet 9 3/8 x 11 1/4 inches, archival mounting. A fine impression, printed with a light veil of plate tone. Walt Kuhn was born in Brooklyn, and after a period of study art in Europe, he returned to the US to work as a cartoonist, illustrator, and developing artist. Aware of the great surge of modernist artistic activity in Europe, he […]

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Negligee

Artist: Walt Kuhn
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Walt Kuhn (1877-1949), Negligee, c. 1920, etching, signed and titled in pencil lower margin. In good condition, on cream wove paper, printed with a light veil of plate tone, with wide margins, 6 x 8, the sheet 8 1/2 x 11 1/4 inches, archival mounting. A fine impression of this great rarity; it is listed as number 39 in the Kennedy Galleries Walt Kuhn Checklist, made for an exhibit of his prints in 1967; it is cited as a print where no more than 6 impressions are known to exist. Walt Kuhn was born in Brooklyn, and after a period of study art in […]

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