Current Inventory by William Auerbach-Levy

The Traveler

Artist: William Auerbach-Levy
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    William Auerbach-Levy (1889-1964), The Traveler (also The Emmigrant, Marchant des’habits), 1920, etching with plate tone, signed in pencil lower right and inscribed “imp” [also signed and dated in the plate].  In very good condition, with margins, printed on a cream wove paper (very slight toning, remains of prior hinging verso), 8 1/4 x 6, the sheet 11 1/2 x 8 inches. Provenance: ex Coll: Cortland Field Bishop (1870-1935) (Lugt 2770b, with his stamp verso) A fine impression. William Auerbach-Levy was born William Auerbach in Brest-Litovsk, Russia, on February 14, 1889. His parents adopted the surname of Levy after […]

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The Troubadour

Artist: William Auerbach-Levy
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William Auerbach-Levy (1889-1964), The Troubadour, c. 1935, etching in dark brown ink with plate tone, signed in pencil lower right and inscribed “imp”, also inscribed “1st State” lower left. In very good condition, with margins, 8 1/4 x 6, the sheet 11 1/2 x 8 inches. Provenance: ex Coll: Cortland Field Bishop (1870-1935) (Lugt 2770b, with his stamp verso) A fine impression of this rare print. Although inscribed 1st state we have seen another impression without the player’s right hand, and before some shading on the other hand. So this may be a second state. This is a portrait of […]

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