Current Inventory by Marguerite Zorach

The Desert

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Marguerite Zorach (1887-1968), The Desert, etching and drypoint, signed, dated (1909) and inscribed “Paris” in pencil, lower right.  In good condition, on a cream laid paper with margins, 3 3/8 x 5, the sheet 4 3/4 x 6 21/4 inches. A fine proof impression of this great rarity, printed in a bluish black ink, with some stray inking in the margins as typical of her proofs (no edition is known) printed personally at this time. Marguerite Zorach had enrolled at Stanford, but was invited to Paris by her aunt. On the day of her arrival, in November 1908, she visited the […]

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Temptation

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Marguerite Zorach, Temptation,  etching and drypoint, signed, dated (1909) and inscribed “Paris” in pencil, lower right.  In good condition, on a cream laid paper with margins (7 3/4 x 5, sheet 9 3/4 x 7 inches). A fine impression, with a veil of plate tone, carefully wiped to create dark passages (e.g., to the left of the trees, against the wall). Marguerite Zorach ( 1887-1968) had enrolled at Stanford, but was invited to Paris by her aunt. On the day of her arrival, in November 1908, she visited the Salon Automne, and so was exposed to the French Fauves. Soon thereafter […]

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Two Female Nudes (also known as The Dancers)

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Marguerite Zorach (1887-1968), Two Female Nudes (also known as The Dancers), c. 1915-20, lineolum cut, signed in pencil lower right margin. One of a small number of proofs; there was no edition. In excellent condition, on a very thin cream Japan paper, with margins, 8 1/4 x 6 1/2, the sheet 12 x 10 1/2 inches. Archival mounting with window mat. A fine impression of this very rarely encountered American modernist/cubist print. Provenance: The Heald Collection, with its mat. The Zorachs (William and Marguerite), who met in Paris, spent several summers in Provincetown (1915, 1916, 1921, 1922), and it is surely there that Marguerite […]

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A New England Family (The Father)

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Marguerite Zorach (1887-1968), A New England Family (The Father), linoleum cut, c. 1917, signed in pencil lower right margin. One of a small number of proofs; there was no edition. In excellent condition, on a very thin cream Japan paper, with margins, 12 7/8 x 8 3/4, the sheet 15 3/4 x 10 5/8 inches.  Archival matting. . A fine impression of this very rarely encountered American modernist/cubist print. The Zorachs (William and Marguerite), who met in Paris, spent several summers in Provincetown (1915, 1916, 1921, 1922), with artist friends such as Max Weber and Marsden Hartley, and the summers of 1917 […]

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