Details: 2pcs Antique Etchings/Prints ARTHUR WILLIAM HEINTZELMAN 1927 Artist Signed Intaglio Engraving Printmaking Unique Original Artwork 20th Century Decorative Art
These 2 antique etchings are signed by their creator Arthur William Heintzelman (1891-1965).
The etching of a young boy is dated 1927, labeld "Ed. 100," and matted to measure approximately 13.25" x 15.25". The other piece depicting a man playing guitar measures approximately 16" x 12.75".
Born in Newark, New Jersey, Arthur William Heintzelman was a painter, etcher, copyist, teacher, and curator. Raised in Providence, Rhode Island, he first studied art at the Rhode Island School of Design, where he subsequently taught, and also in Europe. The Heintzelmans made their home in France and subsequently in Switzerland from 1921 until 1934, when they returned to the United States. Already widely respected as a printmaker prior to his departure for Europe, Heintzelman became internationally famous during his years abroad and was - and is - regarded as one of the greatest etchers of the Twentieth Century. In appreciation for his contribution to French art and culture, he was named to the Legion of Honor by the French government. [Courtesy Brier Hill Gallery]
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Condition / Notes: The margins of the piece depicting a man playing guitar show some signs of light toning and foxing. There is some writing in pencil below the image. The piece depicting a young boy shows nicely and is glued to the back of its mat.
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