Current Inventory by Edward Landon

Black and Red

Artist: Edward Landon
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Edward Landon (1911-1984), Black and Red, serigraph, 1946, signed in pencil lower right, titled lower left and numbered (18/30) lower left. Reference: Ryan 23, only state. In adequate condition, some nicks and a tear (about 1″) bottom edge (outside of image), creasing upper left edge and bottom edge. The full sheet, with margins, 13 x 16, the sheet 16 1/2 x 20 inches. A very good impression, printed on a white (much whiter than the illustration)  laid paper.  An abstract form, seemingly lighter than a lot of Landon’s post-War compositions, the forms associated perhaps with Calder (and his circus imagery?).

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Scandinavia

Artist: Edward Landon
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Edward Landon (1911-1984), Scandinavia, serigraph, 1950, signed in pencil lower right [also titled and annotated in the plate lower left]. Reference: Ryan 167, only state, edition of 30. In generally good condition, remains of prior hinge upper right recto corner, the full sheet with margins, 18 x 14, the sheet 20 1/2 x 16 inches, not matted. A very good impression. Scandinavia is an unusual image for Landon – the colors are very subdued, and although it is titled Scandinavia, it consists of very abstract imagery, unlike many of Landon’s Scandinavian subjects which actually depict forms such as Scandinavian ships […]

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Janus II

Artist: Edward Landon
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Edward Landon (1911-1984), Janus II, serigraph, 1979, signed, titled and annotated “ed 20.”  Reference: Mary Ryan 107, from the edition of 20. On Japan paper, with creases in the matrix, a paper spot (inherent in the paper upper center, otherwise in good condition, with margins, 13 x 10, the sheet 15 1/4 x 12 1/2 inches, archival storage (mylar unattached hinging between acid free board, glassine cover). A very good impression. Landon was a pioneer in the creation of abstract imagery using the medium of the serigraph. Janus II was created after Landon moved to Vermont from Greenwich Village, and it […]

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