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1922 Photogravure Portrait Julian Alden Weir American Impressionist Painter XAT3

1922 Photogravure Portrait Julian Alden Weir American Impressionist Painter XAT3

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This is an original 1922 monochrome photogravure of a portrait of Julian Alden Weir, an American Impressionist painter, member of the Cos Cob Art Colony (near Greenwich, Connecticut) and a member of stylistically aligned group, "The Ten", a group of American artists dissatisfied with professional art organizations, who banded together in 1898 to exhibit their work.

CONDITION

This 89+ year old Item is rated Near Mint +. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Photogravure; Monochrome
  • Grade: Near Mint +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.5 x 9 inches; 19 x 23 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of limited edition prints from an edition of 712, representing the original paintings of Julian Alden Weir, an American Realist and Impressionist painter. Containing an original photogravure portrait of the artist and exceptionally printed monochrome halftones of WeirÕs paintings and various artistsÕ portraits of Weir, the collection is primarily comprised of figurative and landscape subjects. Weir, a longtime resident of Branchville, Connecticut, largely drew inspiration for his landscape paintings from his own property, which is wonderfully represented in the collection. Though lacking the vibrancy of the WeirÕs original Impressionist paintings, each image exceptionally captures his subdued, nuanced and deft application of shadowy tonalism, a style most often associated with George Inness and James McNeill Whistler. The rare collection offers a unique opportunity to own a distinct representation of the work of an important American artist.

Keywords specific to this image: National Academy of Design, Impressionism, American Impressionism, Art Students League, Society of American Artists

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