Current Inventory by Elyse Ashe Lord

Couple Beneath a Tree

Artist: Elyse Ashe Lord
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Elyse Ashe Lord (1900-1971), Couple Celestial Nymph I, c. 1930, color etching, soft ground, drypoint; signed lower right in pencil and numbered by the artist lower left. In very good condition, the full sheet, 11 3/4 x 12 1/4, the sheet 17 x 16 inches. A fine impression, with strong colors and plate tone. Printed on a light laid ivory Japan paper. Elyse Ashe Lord developed her unique artistic style exclusively around oriental subject matter. Her art was inspired by both Chinese art and various aspects of oriental culture. Although E.A.Lord never actually travelled to China, she used Chinese paintings, […]

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The New Baby

Artist: Elyse Ashe Lord
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  Elyse Ashe Lord (1900-1971), The New Baby, c. 1930, color etching, drypoint; signed lower right in ink. In very good condition, 10 3/4 x 8 3/4, the sheet 11 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches. A fine impression, with strong color and plate tone.  Printed on a light laid ivory Japan paper. The New Baby is something of a departure from Lord’s usual detailed and realistic renderings of Asian subjects. Here, the shapes are outlined in a nearly abstract idiom, and with only a few lines and colors Lord achieves a masterful composition, at once touching and aesthetically accomplished. Elyse […]

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Celestial Nymph I

Artist: Elyse Ashe Lord
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  Elyse Ashe Lord (1900-1971), Celestial Nymph I, c. 1930, color etching, soft ground, drypoint; signed lower right in pencil and numbered by the artist lower left. In very good condition, the full sheet, 8 1/4 x 10, the sheet 17 x 13 1/2 inches. A fine impression, with strong color and plate tone on the nymph and surrounding decorations, and with pencil additions in various places on the nymph by the artist (using the same pencil as with signing). Printed on a light laid ivory Japan paper. Provenance: Kennedy Galleries, New York (with their stock number A 32064) Elyse […]

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