Lot 30 of 41:
Original Wengenroth Lithograph - Race at Rockport, 1966.  
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Description:

Race at Rockport.
Stow Wengenroth (1906-1978)

Lithograph, 1966.
Edition 65.

Signed in pencil.
Image size 10 11/16 x 16 11/16" (272 x 423 mm).
The Lithographs of Stow Wengenroth. By Ronald and Joan Stuckey #306.

Wengenroth used lithography as his primary form of artistic expression.  His drawings at this time were almost all in the drybrush technique.  This is because drybrush drawings closely resemble how a lithograph will look when printed.  When he found a drawing pleasing, he would walk from Brooklyn to George Miller’s studio and pick up a lithographic stone and carry it to his studio.  There he would interpret his drybrush drawings, which were always larger than the finished lithographs.  Once drawn, he would carry the stone back to Miller’s studio in New York for printing.  Because of the weight of the lithographic stones (many weighing 75 to 90 pounds), Wengenroth moved his studio to Manhattan to be closer to Miller’s studio.  For a while his studio was at 51 West Tenth Street, a building that was occupied by many artists.  The studio he used was once occupied by Winslow Homer. 

Categories: Fine Art, Photography and Works on Paper

Condition:

Very good condition save for slight previous tape stains.

Warranty
The Old Print Shop, Inc. guarantees this to be an original lithograph by Stow Wengenroth and the print is as described. If you are not pleased with your purchase The Old Print Shop will refund your purchase on the return of the item.
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