Current Inventory by Jan Matulka

Spanish Woman with Guitar

Artist: Jan Matulka
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Jan Matulka (1890-1972), Spanish Woman with Guitar, lithograph, 1925, an unsigned proof impression. Reference: Flint 13, only a few impressions known. In generally good condition except for faint soiling or spotting, trimmed near the margin at left, just outside the margin right and bottom, and well above the margin (although unevenly) top. 13 3/4 x 11 5/8, the sheet 15 x 11 3/4 (approx.) inches, archival window mat. A very good strong impression of this rarity, printed on a cream wove paper. The inky borders and irregular trimming (as well as the lack of signature) are characteristic of Matulka’s proof printing. […]

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Maine

Artist: Jan Matulka
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Jan Matulka (1890-1972), Maine, lithograph, c. 1925, an unsigned proof impression. Reference: Flint 25, only a few impressions known. In generally good condition, with the inky and oily margins and irregular trimming (as well as the lack of signature) characteristic of Matulka’s proof printing. 11 1/2 x 14 3/8, the sheet 12 1/2 x 19, archival matting. A good strong impression of this rarely encountered print (no edition was published), printed on a cream wove paper. Provenance: ex Collection Sylvan Cole Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, in 1890, Jan Matulka became a leading American modernist working at the same time as Lozowick to develop the […]

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Three-Quarter View of Nude Bathing Seated Near Lamp

Artist: Jan Matulka
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Jan Matulka (1890-1972), Three-Quarter View of Nude Bathing Seated Near Lamp, lithograph, 1925, signed and dated in pencil lower right. Reference: Flint 9. Edition: only a few impressions known. On cream laid Japan paper. In good condition, with wide margins at top and bottom, narrow margins on sides, 11 1/2 x 9 7/8, the sheet 17 x 10 3/4 inches, archival mounting. A fine impression of this important – and rare - Matulka lithograph. This proof impression shows evidence of printing by the artist himself since there is substantial inking in the margins and outside of the image itself; also it […]

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Four Nudes in a Landscape

Artist: Jan Matulka
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Jan Matulka (1890-1972), Four Nudes in a Landscape, drypoint, c. 1923, signed in pencil lower right margin [also with initials in the plate lower left]. Reference: Flint 4, only state. Edition: no edition, only several proofs were made. In very good condition, with margins, 10 11/16 x 13 15/16, the sheet 12 1/2 x 17 inches. On laid Strathmore Japan paper, with their watermark, deckle edges top and bottom, archival mount with window mat. A fine fresh impression, a rare proof (no edition is known), with extensive burr from the drypoint work, and a substantial layering of plate tone. Born in Prague, […]

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