Current Inventory by John Marin

Brooklyn Bridge and Lower New York

Artist: John Marin
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  John Marin (1870-1953), Brooklyn Bridge and Lower New York, etching and drypoint, 1913, signed in pencil bottom right and inscribed in pencil by the artist “Printed by John Marin/sent out by 291″  lower left margin. Reference: Zigrosser 106, second state (of two). Published by Alfred Steiglitz, 291 Fifth Avenue, New York. The full sheet, in very good condition, 6 7/8 x 8 7/8, the sheet 14 3/16 x 15 5/8 inches. A very fine impression of this great rarity, printed with a veil of plate tone carefully wiped to lighten the center of the composition. The composition was completed in […]

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Brooklyn Bridge No. 6 (Swaying), 1913

Artist: John Marin
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    Brooklyn Bridge No. 6 (Swaying) = 1913, Etching. Z112. Edition c. 12 (Steiglitz); 1924, unknown but small (New Republic). Signed in pencil. Signed and dated 13 and B.B. 6 in the plate, lower left. Image size 6 7/8 x 8 5/8 inches (175 x 219 mm); sheet size 9 1/4 x 13 inches (235 x 330 mm). A superb, richly inked impression, with selectively wiped platetone; on warm cream wove paper, with full margins (1 to 1 5/8 inches), in excellent condition. Very scarce. First published by Alfred Stieglitz in 1913, a small number of later impressions were […]

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New Republic Portfolio

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  Six American Etchings: The New Republic Portfolio 1924 The complete set of six etchings, as issued in 1924, including: Peggy Bacon (1895–1987), The Promenade Deck, 1920 (Flint 47), 6 x 8 3/8 inches Ernest Haskell (1876–1925), The Sentinels of North Creek, ca. 1923, 5 x 7 7/8 inches Edward Hopper (1882–1967), Night Shadows, 1921 (Levin 82) 7 x 8 3/8 inches John Marin (1870–1953), Downtown the El (Zigrosser 134), 6 7/8 x 8 3/4 inches Hayes Miller (1876–1952), Play, 1919, 4 7/8 x 5 7/8 inches John Sloan (1871–1951), Bandit’s Cave, 1920 (Morse 195), 7 x 5 inches A […]

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Downtown, The El

Artist: John Marin
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John Marin (1870-1953), Downtown, The El, etching, 1921, signed in pencil lower left (also signed and dated in the plate). Reference: Zigrosser 134, only state.  Published initially by Alfred Stieglitz and then included as part of the Folio of American Etchings by the magazine The New Republic in 1924, in an edition of unknown size but probably above 500.  In very good condition, the full sheet, on Van Gelder wove paper, 6 3/4 x 8 3/4, the sheet 11 x 13 3/4 inches. Provenance: Hirschl and Adler Galleries, Inc., New York, New York. A fine bright impression. Initially the New […]

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St. Pauls Against the El

Artist: John Marin
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  John Marin (1870-1953) etching St. Pauls Against the El, 1930, signed in pencil, from the edition of only about 20 (Zigrosser 146). [also signed and dated in the plate] . In very good condition, with margins (tiny skinned spots upper corners, a fox mark upper margin verso, archival mounting, 9 5/8 x 6 7/8 inches. A fine, fresh impression with considerable plate tone, giving an unusual atmospheric quality to this cubist/modernist image. Published by Alfred Stieglitz. St. Paul’s church and the surrounding downtown structures were favorite Marin etching subjects: he made several Whistlerian-style etchings of St. Paul’s around 1914, and returned […]

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