1923 Rotogravure Winslow Homer Art Gulf Stream Boat Adrift African American Man

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"Homer"

This is an original 1923 sepia rotogravure of a painting "The Gulf Stream" by the American painter, Winslow Homer (1836-1910).

CONDITION

This 91+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Rotogravure; Sepia
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 14.75 x 9.75 inches; 37 x 25 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 original rotogravures from 1923. These images provide us with fascinating "snapshots," so to speak, of historical events, people and places -- a virtual treasure trove for the collector of historical memorabilia from the early 20th century.

About Rotogravure:

Rotogravure is a printing method using a rotary press with intaglio cylinders which allows for very high quality halftone reproductions to be printed at high speed on inexpensive paper stock. Newspapers, beginning with The New York Times, were able to make effective use of this technology, and many published regular rotogravure pictorial sections in their publications during the early 20th century.

This piece was illustrated by Homer, Winslow. Artist name printed on page.

Homer, Winslow (1836 - 1910)

Winslow Homer was an American landscape painter and printmaker. He was largely self taught and focused on exploiting the mediums of oil painting and watercolor through his work. He began as a commercial illustrator and was best known for his marine subjects and rural New England scenes.

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