1923 Print American Artist William James Glackens Art Bathhouse Bathers XAE2

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This is an original 1923 halftone print of "Bathers," by William James Glackens.

William James Glackens

William James Glackens (1870-1938), was a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he received his formal art education at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Later, Glackens relocated to New York City where he attended the Art Students League of New York. He was most recognized for his paintings, illustrations, graphic art designs, mosaics, printmaking, plein air paintings and murals, as well as his impressionism and realism styles. His works primarily centered on the Ashcan School, American flags and patriotism, cityscapes, animals, figures, floral landscapes, genre, New York City views, coastal and beach scenes, nude figures, portraits, social realism, military and war themes, marine and maritime themes, and historical subjects. GlackensÕ art has been exhibited at the International Carnegie Institute, the Corcoran Gallery of Washington, D. C., the Art Institute of Chicago, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the National Academy of Design, Paris Salons and more. He was associated with the American Association of Painters and Sculptors, the Society of Independent Artists, the Society of Illustrators, the Society of American Artists, the National Academy of Design and more.

CONDITION

This 88+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.5 x 7.5 inches; 22 x 19 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)

This piece was illustrated by Glackens, William J. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Barnes Foundation, Swimmers, Outdoor Summer Recreation, Vintage Swimming Suits, Vintage Bathing Suits

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