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This etching is by well-known American artist and printmaker Isabel Bishop (1902 - 1988):Title: "Students on the Steps" 1981 Published 1984 Etching and aquatint 8 × 7½ Numbered from a limited edition of 75 Excellent condition; never mounted, matted or framed Certificate of Authenticity Isabel Bishop taught at the Art Students League from 1936 to 1937 and was a life member. In 1938, she worked as a Muralist for the W.P.A., and did a mural for the US Post Office in New Lexington, Ohio. She also taught at Yale and the Skowhegan Art School, Maine. She was a member of the National Academy of Design, the National Institute of Arts and Letters, the Society of American Etchers, Gravers, Lithographers, and Woodcutters. Bishop exhibited widely during her life including the Berkshire Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, Associated American Artists, and the Midtown Galleries, NYC. She was featured at several Venice Biennials and won awards for her work at the American Artists Group (etching), the National Academy of Design, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; the American Society of Graphic Artists; the National Arts Club; the Royal Society of Arts (London), and others. Her works are in the permanent collections of at least 39 museums including the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Whitney Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, the Philadelphia Museum, the Corcoran Gallery, the Phillips Collection, the Smithsonian, and the National Academy of Design. * * Please click on the link below to view our other prints by Isabel Bishop.