Current Inventory by Milton Avery

My Wife Sally

Artist: Milton Avery
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        Milton Avery (1893-1965),  My Wife Sally, drypoint, 1934, signed, dated and numbered in pencil [also signed in the plate on Sally’s writing pad], from the edition of 100. Reference: Lunn 5 (only state). In excellent condition, on a cream wove paper, the full sheet, 5 5/8 x 8 1/2, the sheet 13 x 14 3/4 inches, archival window matting. A fine fresh impression, printed in a dark brown ink. Provenance: Associated American Artists, with their certificate appended to the mat verso. This is a relatively early print by Avery, done in a period when he was creating […]

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Fish

Artist: Milton Avery
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Milton Avery (1893-1965),  Fish, color woodcut, 1952, signed, dated and numbered (24/100) in pencil lower margin. Reference: Lunn 41, from the edition of 100 in dark green (there were also about 10 impressions in blue). In very good condition, with wide margins, 2 1/2 x 9, the sheet 7 x 15 3/8 inches. Printed in a greenish black ink on a very light wove paper. A fine clear impression. Avery made his woodcuts by rubbing the paper against the inked wood, using an implement such as a spoon. In this impression of Fish the grain of the wood is evident; it serves […]

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