Current Inventory by Armin Landeck

York Avenue Tenements – A Printer’s Proof Impression

Artist: Armin Landeck
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Armin Landeck (1905-1984), York Avenue Tenements, drypoint, 1938, signed and dated in pencil lower right,  inscribed “Printer’s Proof” lower left margin, and “For Mohammad” lower middle margin. Reference: Kraeft 74, only state, apart from the edition of 100. In pristine condition. The full sheet with full margins, printed on a heavy cream wove paper, 10 3/8 x 9, the sheet 14 1/4 x 13 1/4  inches. A superb impression, richly printed, and with a light veil of plate tone. Landeck printed his proofs personally, supplying his dealers with proofs as they had need for replacements. But since Landeck insisted that […]

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York Avenue Tenements – An Impression from the Edition

Artist: Armin Landeck
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Armin Landeck (1905-1984), York Avenue Tenements, drypoint, 1938, signed and dated in pencil lower right,  inscribed “ed 100” lower left margins. Reference: Kraeft 74, only state, from the edition of 100. In very good condition, barely perceptible light tone, remains of prior hinging verso, soft printer’s crease upper right. The full sheet with full margins, printed on a heavy cream wove paper, 10 3/8 x 9, the sheet 14 1/4 x 12 5/8 inches. A fine impression, printed with a light veil of plate tone. Landeck said of this print: “…something of the character and mood of that part of […]

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Sunset Palace Lodge

Artist: Armin Landeck
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Armin Landeck (1905-1884), Sunset Palace Lodge, 1938, drypoint, signed, dated and inscribed “ed 100” in pencil, on a heavy cream wove paper, the full sheet with deckle edges, 6 x 7 7/8 (the sheet 11 x 13 1/2) inches, archival mounting. In pristine condition. A fine impression, carefully printed with a light veil of plate tone over the buildings and land areas. Landeck, an eminent American Precisionist, here creates a bleak picture of the late Depression years reminiscent of Hopper’s isolationism.  The sign in front of the Lodge says “Sunset Palace Lodge, Good Eats, Good Beds.”  Landeck noted that this setting was […]

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